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Tourist Shot in Rocinha Favela: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A German tourist was shot and seriously wounded on Friday, May 30th in Rocinha, Rio's largest favela and increasingly popular destination for visitors to the city. As of Sunday morning, a 16-year-old had confessed to shooting the tourist, but investigations are ongoing as local authorities believe he may have been coerced to confess to a crime he did not commit.

The victim identified as Frank Daniel Baijaim, 25 . . .

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