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Day Azevedo

10 Nov 2016
Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

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Day Azevedo
Day Azevedo

Day was shot 9 times while travelling on a motorcycle and died from internal bleeding. He also went by the name Day Mininão.

The trans-man Day Azevedo was killed with nine shots last Thursday (10) in Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte. He was a motorcycle taxi driver, lived in a hostel, and was also known as Day Mininão.

According to local media, Day was in Samanáu neighborhood with a woman - identified as Ana Paula - when he was approached by the killers. The two fell in front of the Fire Department, where Day was shot with more than six times The victim was rescued by the SAMU team and sent by ambulance to Natal, but along the way he had complications and was admitted to the hospital of Currais Novos. Ana suffered no gunshot wounds, but is under observation.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Caiaco, 10.11.2016

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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