Brazil: German shot visiting friend in Rio de Janeiro

Posted on June 1, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Injured reports that police in Rio de Janeiro say a German tourist was shot and injured during a visit with a friend to one of the city’s largest slums. A police statement said Friday that the 25-year old German was shot twice in the abdomen in the Rocinha favela and was carried by a local to authorities for help. Read article

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