RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A state police (PM) and a civil police officer exchanged gunfire on Saturday night in the neighborhood of Perus, north of São Paulo capital, after a traffic accident. The case is under investigation by the forces and the Civil Police.
The officers' names have not been disclosed. The accident followed by shooting occurred on Fiorelli Peccicacco Avenue. Neither officers were injured, but a 36-year-old driver passing through the scene was hit by shrapnel.
According to Civil Police records, a witness stated that the PM was driving his car intoxicated when he cut off . . .