Man who fatally shot 19-year-old Vilamoura nightclub employee sentenced to 16 years in jail

A 21-year-old man was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting 19-year-old Lucas Leote in the neck on August 23, 2019 at the entrance of Lick nightclub in Vilamoura.

The tragic incident happened after António Tavares was allegedly prevented from entering the nightclub.

He is said to have returned with a gun and fired several shots at the entrance of the nightclub, one of which hit Lucas Leote in the neck.