An adolescent has opened hearth at a highschool within the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo, killing one scholar and wounding two others
ByThe Related Press
October 23, 2023, 2:19 PM
SAO PAULO — An adolescent opened hearth at a highschool within the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo early Monday, killing one scholar and wounding two others, authorities mentioned.
The Folha de S.Paulo newspaper recognized the assailant as a male scholar at the highschool who was a frequent goal of bullying and mentioned that the sufferer who died was a 17-year-old woman who was shot within the head.
Authorities didn’t instantly launch particulars in regards to the suspected shooter, however the Sao Paulo state authorities mentioned in a press release that police took him into custody. Two college students have been wounded within the taking pictures, and one different was harm in a scramble to flee. All three have been delivered to a hospital, it mentioned.
“At this second, the precedence is attending to the victims and psychological assist to college students, lecturers and relations,” the assertion mentioned.
This was Brazil’s first college assault in months, following a rash of them earlier this 12 months. There have been virtually two dozen violent episodes in Brazilian colleges since 2000, half within the final 18 months. The newly empowered authorities of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva launched an all-hands effort throughout federal, state and municipal ranges in April to stamp out the rising pattern.
“My condolences to the household of the murdered younger lady and the injured college students,” President Lula wrote on X, previously Twitter, on Monday. “We can not normalize inexpensive weapons for younger individuals in our society and tragedies like these.”
It was not instantly clear how the assailant obtained his firearm.