A man appearing to be between 18 and 25 years old was shot dead in the early evening on Monday October 3, 2016, on the BR 232 highway in Caruaru, Brazil. He was riding a black motorcycle Honda XRE 300 and was killed with a shot in the arm and another in the chest.
Even though the identity of the victim has not been determined, it is believed that the individual was a burglar. The bike he was riding had been reported stolen, and he had on his person various other stolen items. It is also not known who shot him.
This was Caruaru’s 3rd murder of October, and 166th of the year 2016. In other words, one person is murdered each day on average in Caruaru.