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” border=” 0″ src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/05/16763816_G.png” width=” 180 “/ > (State Federal Government of Sao Paulo, Ferreira Master) (State Government of Sao Paulo). (Meredith)– A military police officer answered the call of task on her day of rest when she shot a shooter who attempted to rob a group of women and children near
a school in Brazil, officials stated. Katia da Silva Sastre, 42, was standing near the group outside a Sao Paulo independent school Saturday early morning when a guy charged towards them and tried to steal a bag, the Washington Post reported. She and the other households were participating in a Mom’s Day occasion.
Monitoring video reveals Sastre drawing her own handgun and shooting at the suspect 3 times, striking him in the chest and leg. He then fell to the ground and dropped his weapon at the same time, according to the Brazilian paper < a href= "https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/brazil-mothers-day-robbery/" target="
_ blank” > Folha de S. Paulo. The suspect, who authorities identified as 21-year-old Elivelton Neves Moreira, later passed away in the health center. Sastre was commended for her bravery with an arrangement of Orchids in a special ceremony on Sunday.
Sao Paulo Guv Márcio Françan also shared a photo of the officer on Twitter, saying that “her nerve and accuracy saved mothers and kids.”
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