The Mayor of Praia Óscar Santos was reportedly wounded in a shooting incident early (local time) on Monday, July 29. Santos was targeted as he exited a health club in the Palmajero area at approximately 05:30 and was later treated for a gunshot wound to the arm. An investigation into the incident is underway; security forces have not apprehended any suspects in connection with the shooting. A heightened police presence and increased security measures are likely in Praia over the coming days.
Individuals in the affected areas are advised to remain vigilant for suspicious behavior, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to all instruction issued by local authorities.
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