3 Year Old Girl Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Brazil

Brazilian Police: A three-year-old girl died on Saturday after being shot by police in Brazil. Many leaders including President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have expressed their grief over this incident. According to AFP reports, the policeman opened fire during a traffic stop, killing a three-year-old girl.

According to the report, the girl who was shot by the police was admitted to the hospital for treatment. Where the girl was being treated for nine days. However he could not be saved. The hospital where the girl was undergoing treatment. The girl, Heloisa dos Santos Silva, died of cardiorespiratory arrest Saturday morning after spending nine days in the hospital with a gunshot wound, doctors there said.

Policemen opened fire on the car

The relatives of the deceased girl told investigators investigating the case that she and her family were on their way home on September 7 when the Federal Highway Police signaled them to stop. After which he was about to stop his car when the policemen opened fire on the car, which hit the girl’s neck and shoulder.

Police officer said- bullets were fired from the car also

According to the report, the girl’s father told investigators that he was stopping the car when the police opened fire. He demanded that the three officers involved in this be arrested. On the other hand, the officers said that they were chasing the car because it was registered as stolen.

According to Brazilian media reports, the officer who fired the shot told investigators that shots were also fired from the car, after which he used his gun. However, the victim’s family denied that any bullets were fired except by the police.

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Lula condemned the incident on X (formerly Twitter). He said, ‘The girl died due to bullets fired by those who have the responsibility of protecting the people.’

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