Crowd cheers after police shoot man who took elderly woman hostage at gunpoint


From LiveLeak: "A robber was killed after stealing the jewelry store Barra Joias and making an elderly hostage this morning (5) in the center of Valença, which is 160 km from Rio de Janeiro. According to the Civil Police, he assaulted the establishment and fled towards the Municipal Market. According to the Military Police (PM), the accused made a point of firing on the police officers and at the woman and 'in a defense act, the policemen have fired at him.' Also according to the PM, the elderly, 83, received medical attention and testified at the 91st Police Station (Valença)."