05/08/2016 07h49 - Updated 5/08/2016 07h49

Vice Consul of Russia in Rio reacts to assault and kill suspect

The Homicide Division of Capital reported that the vice-consul struggled with the assailant and managed to take the assailant gun and shoot him.
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The Russian vice-consul in Rio de Janeiro responded to a robbery yesterday afternoon (4), and killed the assailant, according to the Civil Police.

The incident occurred on the Avenue of Americas, one of the Barra da Tijuca main roads, area west of the capital Rio de Janeiro.

According to the police, Burglar still died on the spot, at the time the number 6101 avenue, Recreio sense.

The Homicide Division of Capital reported that the vice-consul struggled with the assailant and managed to take the assailant gun and shoot him.

The expertise was conducted and investigations are underway. The identity of the suspect has not been revealed.

The vice-consul was accompanied by his wife and daughter in the car, when approached by the robber on a bike.

The consulate of Russia in Rio said it will give more information about the case tomorrow from 9am, because the hours now had been closed.

Source: Exame.com

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