06:34 GMT27 January 2020
Listen Live
    Latin America
    Get short URL
    0 11

    A police sniper has reportedly shot a masked gunman who earlier today hijacked a bus in Brazil, Globo reported.

    The gunman earlier today took a bus with several people hostage on the Rio-Niterói Bridge connecting the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, according to a live feed by Globo.

    After the gunman was shot, about 37 hostages have reportedly been released. The police have surrounded the area, investigating the incident. According to a military police spokesman, the gun the attacker used was a toy.

    Follow Sputnik's live feed to find out more.

    bus, hostages, bridge, Brazil
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik