Brazil police mistake Bible for gun and kill man
Sao Paulo: Law enforcement officials say a police officer in southeastern Brazil shot and killed a garbage collector after mistaking the Bible he was carrying for a gun.
State Police Major Mauricio Jose Raimundo today told reporters that Antonio Marcos dos Santos was stopped by police as he was heading to church in the city of Avare.
When he raised his hands a police officer saw a bulge in his pocket and thinking it was a weapon opened fire.
The police officer will remain in detention pending the outcome of an investigation.
The incident occurred Wednesday evening.
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