State police officers arrested in Brazil on charges of executing men with 50 gunshots

A video, recorded by a witness and circulating on social networks, showed São Paulo State Police officers shooting at the two young suspects inside a white Chevrolet Onix.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over 50 bullet perforations were found in the bodies of the two victims who were being chased on suspicion of robbery last Wednesday, June 9. A sergeant and a soldier were arrested on Sunday, June 13, by decision of the Military Justice after video footage showed officers shooting without the young men having fired first.

Two State Police officers were arrested on Sunday, June 13, for allegedly chasing and executing two men with approximately 30 shots inside a stationary vehicle in São Paulo's South Zone. The victims were suspected robbers. They did not fire . . .

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