Candidate for councilor of Embu das Artes, Denis Viana (PSC) was shot dead at dawn on Sunday, 11, after a general confusion in a bar on the outskirts of the city, in Greater São Paulo. Another three people were shot, one of them is a military police officer, and are still being hospitalized.
According to Mayor Ney Santos (Republicans), the crime “is being investigated”. “We still don’t have accurate information about what happened,” wrote the mayor on his social networks. According to the Public Security Secretariat, the PM’s Internal Affairs Office follows the case.
The crime took place around 4 am in a bar on Rua Flor do Campo, in a neighborhood on the outskirts of the city.
Viana was a municipal civil guard and held the Municipal Security Secretariat until May, when he asked for a lack of compatibility to run for the City Council.