Ten Dead, Seventeen Injured in School Shooting in São Paulo, Brazil

The school has over one thousand students in sixth through twelfth grade with ages ranging from twelve to seventeen.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two masked teenagers fired shots inside a school in Suzano, Sao Paulo, early Wednesday morning, killing five students and two school employees before turning the guns on themselves and committing suicide, according to police officials. The two also killed a man a few blocks from the school.

According to officials, police were heading to another call reporting shots fired when they heard cries for help from students at the school.

“We still cannot tell if the cases are related. Police officers were on their way to the first call, and . . .

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