Five injured in Brazil shooting

Rio de Janeiro (dpa) – Five people were injured when a man opened

fire in a square in the Brazilian town of Hortolandia, around 110

kilometres from Sao Paulo, police said Saturday.

The attack happened just before midnight Friday in an area that is

very popular with young people. Three adults and two teenagers were

taken to a hospital.

Police suspect that the incident involved a vendetta between local

drug dealers, as one of the injured had a police record for drug


No suspects had been identified by Saturday.