Man Killed by Gunshot to Head in Rio de Janeiro, Residents Accuse Police

Residents and witnesses stated to 'O Globo' newspaper that the shots were fired by the region's Police Pacification Unit (UPP) and that there were no police operations taking place.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Francisco Laelson Paulo, 26, a bar manager, was shot in the head when he was returning home, around 7 AM on Saturday, November 9th, in the Barreira do Vasco community, in São Cristóvão. He did not survive his injuries and died on the spot.

Residents and witnesses stated to 'O Globo' newspaper that the shots were fired by the region's Police Pacification Unit (UPP . . .

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