Student dies when he was going to school in Rio, hit by a stray bullet,

An 18-year-old student died of a stray bullet on Friday morning (9) in Tijuca.

Gabriel Ferreira Alves was waiting for transportation to Herbert de Souza State College at a bus stop on Rua Conde de Bonfim when he was hit.

A gunfight nearby, at Morro do Borel, was recorded at around 7:20 am by the app " Onde Tem Tiroteio", which maps gunfights in the state capital.

According to a statement issued by the Civil Police, the student was assisted and taken to a local hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. "Witnesses are being heard. Specialized [Police] Teams undertake steps to ascertain the circumstances of death", adds the text.

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