Woman shot in the face during armed robbery in São Miguel

BRAZIL – A 23-year-old woman was shot in the face during an armed robbery at a clothing store in São Miguel.

According to reports, the suspect entered the establishment and announced the robbery. Renata Ranyelle Almeida was the closest to the main entrance when the suspect barged in. He orders her behind the counter and demands the contents from the cash register.

He then shoots her point blank in the face and flees on a motorcycle, regardless of her cooperation. 

Renata was transported to a nearby hospital where she remains in intensive care unit, battling for her life.

The suspect has yet to be apprehended by police.