At least 1,000 people were victims of stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro over the last six years, according to an unprecedented study released today by the Fogo Cruzado Institute that highlights the risk of collateral victims every time there is a shooting.
Between July 2016 and November 2022, there were 229 deaths by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro and its metropolitan region and 771 were wounded.
Last year, up to November, there were 20 deaths and 62 injured by stray bullets.
The worst year recorded was 2018, when 252 people were victims of stray bullets (47 dead . . .