Girl and Woman Shot in Morro da Mineira, Downtown Rio de Janeiro

An 11-year-old child was shot in the leg while returning from school, less than four days after Ágatha died in Complexo do Alemão. State Police says there was no ongoing operation and that a woman was also injured.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A girl and a woman were shot on Tuesday, September 24th, in Morro da Mineira, Catumbi, Central Region of Rio de Janeiro.

Vitória C., 11 years old, was rushed to the Souza Aguiar Municipal Hospital in downtown Rio. According to witnesses, she was shot in the leg while returning from school. The Municipal Health Department said her health condition is stable.

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