Correio newspaper | Tourist is shot in the Historic Center of Salvador during robbery this Sunday (31)

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Tourist is shot in the Historic Center of Salvador during robbery this Sunday (31)

Crime took place in Praça da Sé, in the historic center

Published on March 31, 2024 at 4:53 pm

Historic Center of Salvador

Historic Center of Salvador Credit: Reproduction/Tourb

A tourist from São Paulo was shot this Sunday (31), in the Praça da Sé region, in the Historic Center of Salvador. The shooting took place during a police pursuit of a suspect who had stolen a foreign tourist’s chain and tried to escape.

In a statement, the Civil Police said that the Tourist Protection Police Station (Deltur) arrested the suspect in the act after he was presented by military police officers, along with the stolen gold chain. He remains at the disposal of the Court. The investigations will continue at Deltur to present the circumstances of what happened.

The tourist from São Paulo who was affected was treated by a Samu team and taken to a hospital unit. According to the Military Police, his life is not at risk.

The article is in Portuguese

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