Soldiers Who Killed Musician in Rio de Janeiro Are Arrested

The man,along with his wife, seven-year-old son, father in law and family friend were returning from a baby shower when their car was hit by more than 80 bullets.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro's Army command arrested ten of the twelve soldiers said to be working in the area where a car was riddled with more than 80 bullets from machine guns, killing a 51-one year old musician and leaving two wounded.

"The Brazilian Army reiterates its strict commitment to transparency and to the legal parameters imposed by the rule of law on the legitimate use of force by its members, vehemently repudiating excesses or abuses that may be committed when carrying out its activities," said the statement issued . . .

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