Off-duty policeman accidentally shoots his friend dead before using gun to kill himself

Mail Online | 10/29/2018 | Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
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An off-duty police officer in Brazil allegedly shot his friend in the head by accident before instantly turning the gun on himself when he realised his mistake.

Flavio de Oliveira, 31, a fresh graduate from military police school, had apparently spent the afternoon drinking at a bar in Goiania, central west Brazil, with his friends.

Home - Car - Thursday - Mates - Hatchback

It appears he planned to drive home after socialising and was inside his car last Thursday chatting to his mates, gathered around the hatchback, when a single shot rang out.

The bullet, which allegedly came from inside the stationery vehicle, hit Matheus Castro at point blank range.

Student - Motorbike - T-shirt - Window - Passenger

The 20-year-old student was sitting astride his motorbike, dressed in a black t-shirt, close to the open window on the passenger side.

Everyone scattered as the victim's bike toppled over and he fell to the ground, his body obscured by a pole.

Afterwards - Wound

He was rushed to hospital but died shortly afterwards from single wound.

CCTV released by investigators shows de Oliveira getting out of his car and walking around to the opposite side where his friend lay dying on the tarmac.

Detectives - Cop - Moment

Detectives claimed the desperate cop apparently took a moment to...
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