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Girl is killed in play area of restaurant by a stray bullet from shootout between police and car thief

By Mason White 11:52 AM January 24, 2017
The father running with his daughter (left)
By: Feng Qian

A family in Brazil, is devastated over the sudden loss of their young daughter.

The girl was playing in a play area of a restaurant when she was shot and killed by a stray bullet.

The family was eating at the Habib’s restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, when their 2-year-old daughter Sofia Braga, went to the children’s play area, where she lost her life.

The father, Felipe de Souza Amaral Fernandez, who works as a police officer, went to check on his daughter after hearing a gunshot.

He found his daughter bleeding. Witnesses took videos of the father running out of the restaurant with his injured daughter, who was bleeding, and they posted the disturbing videos to the Internet.

The girl was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The father learned that his daughter was killed during a shootout between police and a suspected car thief, who they were chasing.