Off-duty police officer shot dead during armed robbery at a printing press company

BRAZIL – An off-duty military policeman was shot dead during a robbery at a printing press company in Fortaleza.

CCTV footage shows Pedro Henrique dos Santos Siqueira, the officer, sitting down in plain clothes, when a man comes in the shop, pulls out a gun and orders people to the wall.

Pedro Henrique dos Santos Siqueira

When approaching the officer, the suspect identified as 28-year-old Iago Santos, notices the officer’s gun and tries to take it. 

The two exchange fire. Pedro hits Iago in the leg but gets shot in the chest. He was taken to a nearby hospital but didn’t survive his injuries.

As for Iago, he holds a long criminal past, with crimes committed such as armed robbery and illegal possession of a weapon. He was arrested shortly after and remains in police custody.