Cops arrive on the scene in Valencia City Centre, southeast Brazil in Bahia, having been alerted to robbery of a nearby jewelry store Barra Joias morning of Wednesday, 5th of December.
The cornered thief grabs, Tereza de Jesus, 83, as hostage and holds gun to her head. Attempting to keep her between himself and the officers he tries to make his escape. A carpe diem Brazilian police officer fires weapon when the woman falls to the ground, shooting and killing the armed robber on the spot.
The woman escaped unscathed but hasn’t left her home since the traumatizing ordeal and is forever scared and scarred for life.