In the slums of a special operation was held.
In the North of Rio de Janeiro police officers shot and killed eight people during the operation to apprehend acrobaleno Thomas Jason Vieira Gomes.
The RAID began around 11 a.m. and led to a massive shootout between police officers and suspects who resisted. During the operation involved a police helicopter.
In the end, eight suspected criminals were shot dead, three were detained.
It is noted that the operation took place in one of the poorest areas of the city, which is partly controlled by armed drug dealers.
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