The military police reported that two guards were shot, one of them died. About eight thieves heavily armed with rifles attempted to rob the agencies of Banco do Brasil and Sicoob
In the morning of Monday (10) a cable of 37 years of the Military Police (PM) and a vigilante were assassinated by criminals in an attempt of assault to two banks, in Santa Margarida, in the Region of Zona da Mata, in Minas Gerais .
The military police officer was near a corner and tried to approach the robbers, who shoot at him. The shots pass near the policeman and shatter a windowpane. The PM backed off.
Another policeman drove a rear-end vehicle to get out of the criminals’ action, but the military man on his way returned to the corner and was surprised by the group of assailants in a pickup truck that shot and killed the policeman.
Two Sicoob guards were shot. One died and the other was rescued to a hospital.