In dramatic scenes outdoors a college in Sao Paulo an armed robber’s try to carry up moms outdoors a college backfired lethally when a courageous off-duty cop emerged from the frightened crowd and gunned him down.
Footage exhibits the suspect named as Elivelton Neves Moreira, aged 21, method the non-public faculty as moms with their youngsters gathered for a Mom’s Day Celebration. Nevertheless, his tried theft was thwarted when navy police officer Katia da Silva Sastre, aged 42, pulled out her service weapon and fired three pictures at shut vary. Moreira fired as soon as however missed.
Moreira, who would later die in hospital, was then pined to the bottom by Sastre who put her foot on his again and pointed her gun at his head.
Officer Sastre, the mom of two ladies, was hailed a hero by the Sao Paulo Governor Marcio Franca for her bravery beneath hearth. She had proven “dexterity, method and braveness,” he stated.
The officer, who has twenty years of expertise within the navy police, stated she wished to shoot the person at an in depth vary and neutralize him earlier than he may harm anybody. “I reverted to the coaching. I simply considered defending moms, youngsters, my very own life and my very own daughter,” Da Silva informed Brazilian newspaper O Globo.