A shooting startled residents of communities in Sampaio, in the North Zone of Rio, on Wednesday (31). The shooting caused panic among children and teachers at a day care center in the Matriz community.
At the top of the Queto community, which is on the other side of Avenida Marechal Rondon, a house had its windows destroyed. One woman said that the police arrived around 2 pm and that the residents were very scared.
The Military Police said that a garrison was patrolling Av. Marechal Rondon, at the height of Rua Alzira Valdetaro, when it was attacked. The agents responded to the shots coming from inside the São João community.
Residents received information that a woman was injured during the clash. There was protest and tires were burned.
Police officers from the São João Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) worked to clear the lane. The PM said that neither police nor PMs were injured.
At the top of the Queto community, which is on the other side of Avenida Marechal Rondon, a house had its windows destroyed by gunfire — Photo: Reproduction/TV Globo