September 11th, 2015
News Source : UNILAD
A 61 year-old homeless man in Brazil was killed after he was shot in the chest while saving a woman who was held hostage. The woman held hostage has survived.
As reported in UNILAD, the man is identified as Francisco Erasmo Rodringues de Lima, stood up against the gunman who was threatening to kill a woman outside the famous Sao Paulo Cathedral in Brazil.
Francisco received two bullets and died at the spot.
The gunman aged 49 has been identified as Luiz Antonio da Silva was shot by the police as Francisco bravely intervened. The gunman has already spent 22 years in prison for theft, damage of property and causing bodily harm.
As many as thousands of online users have urged the authorities to honour Francisco by giving him a decent burial for the stand he took without thinking about the gravity of danger.