At least four of deaths caused by wild shooter in Brazilian church

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A wild gunner has Tuesday during a mass in a church in Brazil at least four people were killed.

The man opened in the cathedral of Campinas in the state of São Paulo the fire and shot four people down, reported the news portal G1 on the authority of the fire department. The culprit, he eventually committed suicide. Three people were injured to the hospital.

In the church was a mass, when the amokmaker armed with a pistol and a revolver, the cathedral binnenstormde. “Most of the people were elderly, the innocent, and he fired in the wild on everyone. It was terrible, a tragedy’, said the kerkmederwerker Alexandre Moraes to the newspaper O Globo.

The circumstances of the shooting are not yet clear. The police have an investigation initiated. ‘At this time of deep distress we rely on the prayer of all, ” wrote the catholic archdiocese of Campinas is on Facebook.

In Brazil recently came to the bearing of arms discussion. The new president Jair Bolsonaro wants to access weapons from his ambtsaanvarding on 1 January 2019 and again simplify. The extreemrechtste military believes that it’s the security of the population can increase. “In this television studio, three or four armed people rushing, not some idiot manage to do bad things,” he said recently in a tv interview. ‘Even more than the own life to protect weapons the freedom of the people’.

Brazil is suffering from a wave of violence. Last year, in the largest country of Latin America, more than 63,000 people have been killed.

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