According to the police report, the criminal entered the store pretending to be a customer. He asked to make a cell phone repair quote. When the store was empty, he drew his gun and announced the assault.
The suspect searched the store and when he left, the merchant shot three times. Two shots hit the suspect who fell to the ground.
Burglar surrendered the shopkeeper and ransacked the store. – Photo: Security / Reproduction Circuit
The assailant, 29, was taken to the João XXIII Hospital by the PM, where he underwent surgery to remove the bullets.
The police arrested his companion, who was on a motorcycle, and would assist in the escape. The man was in the Sagrada Família neighborhood, in the eastern region of Belo Horizonte.
According to the police, the store owner’s gun is registered, valid until 2030.
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