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Tragedy One killed in Alavanyo shooting

The incident occurred hours after the recently alleged abduction of an Elder from Alavanyo.

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One person is reported dead and another injured in a shooting incident that occurred in the Alavanyo town of Deme in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region.

The incident reportedly occurred Monday evening.

Report indicates that some unknown assailants fired at the farmer, Atta Yaw Rejoice, a woman in her early 40s, who was returning from her farm.

An 80-year-old woman, who was also hit by the bullets but survived and was rushed to St Margaret Marquette Catholic Hospital at Kpando for treatment.

READ MORE: 62-yr old man missing; residents suspect foul play

The Assemblyman for the area, Raymond Chorkor who spoke to Accra-based Citi FM said residents of both town are living in fear following the incident.

He said the police and the military have moved to the scene to investigate the crime.

READ ALSO: One shot in renewed Nkonya-Alavanyo clash

The incident occurred hours after the recently alleged abduction of an Elder from Alavanyo.

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