A tragic school shooting occurred in Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo on Sunday, leaving one student dead and three others injured.
The attack took place in the Sapopemba neighborhood in the eastern part of the city, and the local government has confirmed that the perpetrator has been captured.
The government expressed deep regret in a statement and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. According to official reports, three students were shot, and one of them, a girl, tragically lost her life.
The other two injured students were admitted to hospital, while a fourth student was injured while trying to escape the attack.
As stressed in the government statement, the immediate focus is on providing assistance to the victims and providing psychological support to the affected students, teachers and their families.
This incident is a painful reminder of the importance of ensuring the safety and well-being of students within educational institutions. This follows other recent school-related tragedies in the area, highlighting the need for continued efforts to protect students and teachers from such senseless acts of violence.