11 Bank Robbers Gunned Down By Brazilian Police In Foiled Robbery

first published on April 5, 2019 by

Eleven heavily-armed gang members were gunned down down by Brazilian police during a botched coordinated bank robbery attempt yesterday.

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According to officials, 25 heavily-armed suspects, in five armored cars, attempted to blow up ATMs at two different bank locations near Sao Paulo. Police were quick to respond, and soon a high-speed vehicle chase gun battle broke out.

At one point during the event, one of the bank robbers broke into a house and attempted to take a family hostage, but the police quickly neutralized the threat.

Police ended up killing 11 of the suspects and arrested three. Incredibly, no officers or bystanders were injured.