A 41-year-old woman has been shot dead and an 80-year-old grandmother injured at Alavanyo, Deme in the Hohoe Municipality in the Volta Region.

The deceased was returning from her farm on Monday, 14 May 2018 when she was shot by an unknown assailant at the entrance to her home.

The other victim was taken to the St. Margaret Marquette Catholic Hospital at Kpando for medical attention.

The motive for the attack is not yet known.