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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Twenty-five armed men stormed a hospital in the center of Rio de Janeiro, in the early hours of Sunday morning to rescue a drug dealer who was under police custody, according to officials. Their actions left one person dead and two wounded.

According to police the group arrived in four motorcycles and five cars shortly before 3AM on Sunday morning. The men had guns and explosives, according to officials, and threw a grenade against a police car. The intense gunfire between the armed criminals and the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?