Father and son traders are killed in robbery at family market in the interior of RS

Father and son traders are killed in robbery at family market in the interior of RS
Father and son traders are killed in robbery at family market in the interior of RS
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Summary
Two traders were shot dead during a robbery in Muliterno (RS) last Sunday morning. One of the robbers hit the traders and they died on the spot. The car used by the robbers was located and the suspicion is that they are hiding in a wooded area.

Father and son die in robbery at family market in northern RS

Photo: Reproduction/Eduardo Krais/RBS

Two merchants, father and son were shot dead during a robbery at a market in Muliterno, in Rio Grande do Sul, on the morning of last Sunday, the 31st. The victims, Luiz Brollo Sobrinho, 71 years old, and his son, Fábio Júnior Brollo, 44, were honored and buried this Monday, 1st, in the city of Rio Grande do Sul. Another son of Luiz, Afrânio Leonardo Brollo, was hospitalized after being shot by criminals.

The crime happened around 9am on Easter Sunday. Monitoring cameras recorded the moment when criminals arrive at the establishment, posing as customers, and then announce the robbery. While one of the thieves takes money from the tellers, two others take the victims’ belongings who were on site.

According to the Military Brigade, the traders fell out with the criminals. Fábio started fighting with two criminals and was shot. Afrânio was also injured in the head. The father came to his children’s defense and ended up shot in the chest, and died at the scene. The son who was shot was rescued, but did not survive.

Father and son die in robbery at family market in northern RS

Photo: Reproduction/Eduardo Krais/RBS

After the episode of violence, the criminals fled without taking anything.

“We have names of suspects, but we need to advance the evidence. We heard witnesses at the scene and the searches continue” said delegate Taís Neetzow, to the newspaper GZH. O Earth questioned the Civil Police about the case, but received no response until the publication of this article. The text will be updated if there is a placement.

The Military Brigade carried out a siege at the exits of the municipality of Muliterno, but the assailants, so far, have not been located. The car they used during the crime was located at an access junction. The suspicion is that they are hiding in a forested area, authorities said.

Luiz Brollo Sobrinho was the former secretary of works for the municipality of Rio Grande do Sul. In a note on social media, the city hall lamented the death of the traders and declared official mourning for one day. They were laid to rest at the Muliterno Municipal Gymnasium and buried on Monday morning.

Source: Redação Terra

The article is in Portuguese

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