In the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, a 15-year-old student opened fire on a school, killing one student and injuring three more, according to local authorities.
The shooting happened at the Sapopemba state school in the eastern section of the city, according to a statement from the state government of São Paulo, as reported by the Xinhua news agency.
The local media cited school sources indicating that the gunman, a 15-year-old student, was taken into custody following the incident. Three wounded individuals were transported to Sapopemba Hospital, according to medical sources, and one student was shot in the head.
According to the statement, “the Sao Paulo government deeply regrets and sympathizes with the families of the victims of the attack on Monday morning.”
It stated, “At this time, the victims’ needs and psychological support, along with support for students, educators, and families, are the top priorities.”