At 1900 hrs on 31st December 2015, a retired PSP agent was shot dead by two robbers in a supermarket in Amadora, Lisbon.

The retired agent had gone to collect his wife who worked on the checkout counter at the supermarket. As he arrived at the store two persons approached the counter and tried to rob the store.  According to a report in the CM, the retired agent who works as a security guard at the Moderno College, Lisbon, fired a shot in the air from a 6.35 mm pistol he was carrying. At this point the robbers shot him dead and escaped.

The Judicial Police who are investigating the case, are reviewing CCTV images taken at the scene. The deceased, Jose Eduardo Paixão, is a native of Almodõvar and was married, with a son and two grandchildren.