Man who kidnapped ex-stepson was shot by police
He is hospitalized in serious condition and is breathing on machines.
Officers managed to free a child and another victim after the shooting.
The kidnapper responsible for holding hostage for 16 hours your ex-stepson in Belo Horizonte, between last Wednesday (21) and Thursday (22), he is admitted to the Intensive Care Center (CTI) of the João XXIII Emergency Hospital.
The information was released this Friday (23) by g1. According to the portal, the criminal breathes through devices.
Identified as Leandro Mendes Pereira, 39 years old, the kidnapper was shot by a military police sniper on Thursday morning.
The boy has the bullet lodged in his head, in the region close to his eyes, but it was found that the central nervous system was not hit.
Also according to g1, there was the possibility of removing the object this Friday, but Leandro’s clinical condition worsened and had to be intubated, which prevented the procedure from being carried out, at least momentarily.
Initially, the police came to disclose that the criminal had been killed by the gunshot. Moments later, however, he corrected himself and informed him that he had been taken to hospital seriously injured.
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Leandro Mendes, 39, had been holding his ex-stepson and a friend of his ex-girlfriend hostage at his wife’s house since 6 pm on Thursday.
The kidnapper would have acted by not accepting the end of the relationship with the owner of the house. She managed to escape at the time of the boy’s invasion, but her son and his friend were under the criminal’s crosshairs.
The ex-boyfriends, who are cousins, reportedly broke up two months ago. The man had a criminal record for killing another ex-partner and was on parole.
After hours of negotiation and telling family members that he would die on the spot, Leandro was shot by the police. The agents invaded the place and released the victims.