Harrowing moment woman, 34, is shot dead in the middle of a street in Brazil by a man who had been lying in wait
- Ana Paula da Silva was executed Monday while walking home from work in Brazil
- Video shows a man standing by a light post for four minutes waiting for her
- The suspect waited for the 34-year-old to approach him before shooting her
- The video shows another man waiting on a bicycle across the street before he followed the shooter
- Authorities has not reported any arrests as of Friday
This is the tragic moment a woman was executed in broad daylight while she was walking home from work in Brazil.
A street surveillance camera showed the shooter had been standing next to a light post on a São Paulo street for nearly four minutes when he ambushed Ana Paula da Silva on Monday afternoon.
The 34-year-old, a mother to a 15-year-old girl, was shot once in the head and twice in the neck. She was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Military Police.
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Ana Paula da Silva walks down the street before a man, who has not been identified by authorities, shot her three times Monday afternoon in São Paulo, Brazil. Another individual on a bike (top right) followed the shooter on his bike after the harrowing killing. No arrests have been made
Anna de Silva, 34, had just finished her shift at a shoe store when she was ambushed on the street
The security camera shows da Silva walking down Monsenhor Andrade Street after she had finished her work shift at a shoe store in the São Paulo garment district of Brás.
Da Silva does not make eye contact with the killer before he shot her in the head and stood over her for several seconds.
A man in Brazil points his gun at Ana Paula da Silva after the saleswoman was executed in broad daylight Monday in São Paulo, Brazil. A man on a bike (top right) was captured on the video arriving at the scene, most likely having followed the victim, before the shooting took place
The shooter, left, leaves on a bicycle while the man on the right follows on another bike
The assailant then got on his bicycle and took off while another man, who seemed to have been trailing da Silva on his own bike before the chilling murder took place, followed the shooter’s tracks before they disappeared from the camera’s view.
Authorities did not provide a motive for da Silva’s murder.
No arrests had been reported by the São Paulo police as of Friday.