Helicopter in action - level 3

Helicopter in action - level 3

10-05-2013 14:00

Video has emerged showing police in Brazil shooting rounds from a helicopter at an accused drug trafficker on the run.

The car eventually stopped and was surrounded by people in the area.

The alleged drug trafficker Marcio Pereira did manage to escape but was found dead the next day in a parked car.

Since the video aired on Brazilian TV, police have launched an investigation into whether the officers involved used excessive force in their pursuit.

Interesting words: emerge (appeared), round (one shot), accuse (say that you believe somebody is guilty), trafficker (somebody who sell illegal things), eventually (in the end), alleged (not proved yet), aired (showed), excessive (more than necessary), pursuit (chase).

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