Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they have shot dead a 67-year-old Spanish traveler.
The lady, María Esperanza Jiménez Ruiz, was on a voyage through the Rocinha favela when the auto she was going in got through a police barricade, authorities said.
The officer who discharged the shot has been confined, police said.
Rocinha has been the site of incessant shoot-outs lately between equal medication groups.
Ms Jiménez was in an auto with her sibling, his significant other and an Italian visit manage when their vehicle was shot at, Spanish day by day El País detailed.
An announcement by the military police said that “around 10:30 [12:30GMT] a Fiat Freemont vehicle got through the police bar in Largo do Boiadeiro [square]”.
The police opened fire yet ceased when they understood the auto was conveying sightseers, the announcement includes. An examination is under way.
Brazilian security powers have been blamed for utilizing extreme power by human rights gatherings.
Security powers say they can experience harsh criticism from medicate packs in the restricted ghetto lanes and frequently have little time to survey the circumstance.
Two military cops were harmed before on Monday in a shoot-out in Rocinha, Brazilian media report.
In September, troopers were sent into Rocinha to suppress the latest flare-up of brutality yet the shootings have proceeded.