Off-duty police invade police station and kill four colleagues in Brazil – World

An inspector from the Civil Police (Judiciária) in the Brazilian state of Ceará killed four other police officers who were on duty at the Camocim police station, a city 353 kilometers from the state capital, Fortaleza, early this Sunday. The inspector, António Alves Dourado, fled the scene after the murders, but turned himself in shortly afterwards.

According to initial information, Inspector Dourado, who was not on duty, invaded the Regional Civil Police Station in Camocin during the early hours of the morning. He entered through the back, which gives access to the quarters of the police on duty. When he gained access to the barracks, he shot non-stop at everyone there, four police colleagues, including three clerks and another inspector, and only left after making sure they were all dead.

The inspector’s motivation for killing his colleagues is not yet known. The murderer had arrived at the police station on a motorcycle and to escape he used one of the police cars that were parked next to the police building. He went in a police car to a Military Police headquarters in the city, where he turned himself in and confessed to the crime, which caused enormous commotion in the region and, mainly, among security forces agents, even more so because the tragedy happened in the early hours of the day. da Mãe, which in Brazil is celebrated on the second and not the first Sunday of May.

Source: Correio da Manhã by

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