Gun-Wielding Mom Out-Draws Armed Robber

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An off-duty Brazilian military police officer stopped a robber – dead in his tracks – after he brandished a weapon and threateningly approached a family out for a Sunday afternoon stroll.

Per Fox News:

 Katia da Silva Sastre, 42, was standing near a group of women and children outside a Sao Paulo private school when the gunman, identified as 21-year-old Elivelton Neves Moreira, attempted to rob them at gunpoint. The women were celebrating a Mother’s Day event.

Little did the gunman know, Sastre was carrying a pistol of her own and shot Moreira three times in the chest, according to the Daily Mail. The footage showed Moreia falling backward onto the street and kicking the gun out of his reach.

Moreia later died in the hospital, according to The Sun.

Sastre was attending the Mother's Day Event with her daughter. In interviews with local media, she revealed that her only concern was defending the moms. The regional governor has already recognized her for her bravery.

Read more at American Action News

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