Rota PM is shot in the face and new Operation Shield is launched on the coast of SP | Santos and Region

Rota PM is shot in the face and new Operation Shield is launched on the coast of SP | Santos and Region
Rota PM is shot in the face and new Operation Shield is launched on the coast of SP | Santos and Region
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1 of 2 Police vehicles descended the mountains towards the coast of SP after a new Operation Shield was launched — Photo: Reproduction/Redes Sociais and Carlos Abelha/TV Tribuna
Police vehicles descended the mountains towards the coast of SP after a new Operation Shield was launched — Photo: Reproduction/Redes Sociais and Carlos Abelha/TV Tribuna

A military police officer from Rondas Ostensivas Tobias de Aguiar (Rota) was shot in the face by criminals this Friday (2), in Santos, on the coast of São Paulo. According to the state Public Security Secretariat (SSP-SP), the agent was rescued and taken to a hospital in the city, and a new Operation Shield was launched in the region.

The case happened during routine patrolling on Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, in the Rádio Clube neighborhood. According to SSP-SP, the agent was rescued to Santa Casa de Santos (SP). Information about his condition, however, has not yet been officially released.

Also according to the SSP-SP, a new Operation Shield was launched in the region with the aim of identifying and arresting the suspects. The number of criminals involved in the attack on the agent was also not disclosed.

O g1 contacted Santa Casa de Santos and the Military Police, looking for more information about what happened, but did not receive a response until the last update of this report.

Operation Shield after death of Rota PM

Operation Shield was launched in the region in July 2023, after the death of Rota’s PM, Patrick Bastos Reis. On that occasion, the agent was shot while patrolling in Guarujá (SP).

In total, this Operation Shield lasted 40 days in the region. As determined by g1 At the time, 28 people died in alleged clashes with the police.

2 of 2 dead Rota PMs were from the capital of SP and were on duty when they were hit by criminals — Photo: Personal Archive
The dead Rota PM was from the capital of SP and was on duty when he was hit by criminals — Photo: Personal Archive

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