21 Dec 2016
Goiania, Goiás (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/21-Dec-2016/Gabriel Gomes
Gabriel Gomes and F. Braz were shot 14 times on Wednesday 21st December 2016 while riding a motorcycle through Vila Regina, Goiânia.
Initial news reports described the victims as being two women, but Trans Brasil Network verified that Gabriel at least was a trans man.
Two [people] were shot dead in Vila Regina, Goiânia, at dawn on Wednesday (21). According to preliminary information from the Military Police (PM), the two [people] were on a motorcycle when the suspects, who were in a car shot several times at the victims.
According to the police the motorcycle passenger was the first to be hit and fell from the vehicle. Then the motorcycle rider was also hit. The two victims died at the scene from their injuries.
A witness reported hearing about 15 shots.
Gabriel's Facebook account is https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010877866961.
TvT partner organization Rede Trans Brasil & G1 Goias, 21.12.2016