Seven-year-old Boy Dies Shot Outside His Home in Rio de Janeiro Suburb

São João de Meriti's Health Secretariat reported that the boy Ítalo Augusto, shot in the head, was dead when he reached the Emergency Room.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A child died after being shot outside his home in the Éden neighborhood of São João de Meriti, a town in the low-lying area north of Rio de Janeiro known as Baixada Fluminense, on Tuesday night, June 30th.

Witnesses claim he was shot in the head. He was assisted by relatives and neighbors.

The city's Health Secretariat reported that seven-year-old Ítalo . . .

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