Brazil Columbine

In the morning of March 13th, 2019, 17-year-old Guilherme Taucci Monteiro went to his uncle’s Jorge Antonio de Moraes car rental agency and shot him before stealing a car and driving to Raul Brasil school in Suzano, São Paulo, Brazil.

Guilherme Taucci and 25-year-old Luiz Henrique de Castro arrived at Raul Brasil school around 9:00am, left the car with their backpacks, using a skull mask and broke into the school during the break. Not long after it was possible to see the firsts students evacuating the local. The perpetrators opened fire on the teaching coordinator and another employee, then they went to the schoolyard and shot agaisnt students aged 15-17, killing eight and injuring nine others. When they supposedly heard the police coming, Guilherme shot Luiz and committed suicide inside the school. The police officers has found a 38. caliber revolver, a crossbow, an archery, an axe and bottles which seemed to be molotov cocktail. In the footages it is possible to see Luiz attacking the students with the axe, some of which were already shot by Guilherme. Taucci was described by his neighbour and his mother as a calm person who had never been in a fight. His mother also stated he stopped studying due to bullying; despite that, Taucci was raised by his grandparents and did not use to have a daily conversation with his mother. Luiz Henrique would turn 26 on March 16. He was described by his neighbours as a closed and angry person, and they stated that he had once hit his father in front of everyone; however, his childhood friend told he was a calm person who never demonstrated such behaviors. Jorge Antonio de Moraes died in the hospital.

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