Prominent Ceará Senator Is Shot While Challenging Striking Police Officers

Cid Gomes, a former governor of Ceará with a history of conflict with the police, had summoned the population through social media to rise up against the striking police.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senator Cid Gomes (PDT - CE) was shot on Wednesday in Sobral, Ceará State, while protesting, on top of a backhoe, against the strike by state police officers. Cid, a former governor of Ceará with a history of conflict with the police and linked . . .

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