14 People Killed In A Club Shooting In Brazil


14 people were shot dead at a nightclub in Brazil in the early hours of Saturday morning, as Mixmag reports.

Gunmen carried out the attack around 12.30am at Forro do Gago in Fortaleza, the capital city of Ceará in north-east Brazil.

According to reports, three cars pulled up to the venue, the attackers then spraying bullets and killing 14 – including two minors – and injuring numerous people including a 12-year-old boy. The public security agency confirmed that police arrived shortly after.

Local media has been reporting that the attack was gang related and linked to drug trafficking, while CNN reports that one man was in custody, as stated by Andre Costa, the state secretary for public security.

In a press conference, Costa said: “You see this all over the world, situations where people kill 50 people, 60 people in a nightclub. It’s this kind of thing that happens even in countries like the United States.”

Via: Mixmag


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