Lawyer shot by his own gun dies in SP hospital

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Lawyer Leandro Mathias, 40, died on Monday afternoon (6) in São Paulo. The information was confirmed to CNN by Angelo Cavaleri, responsible for updating his health status.

He was hospitalized after being accidentally hit by his own pistol while accompanying his mother for an examination. The magnetic field generated by the device pulled the gun from his waist and triggered the shot.

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The case took place on Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, in the central region of São Paulo, on January 18.

According to the Civil Police, he had signed a magnetic field contraindication term for companions.

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Leandro Mathias de Novaes had an active profile on social networks for the dissemination of weapons content.

With about 7,500 followers and almost 50,000 likes, he often uses TikTok to answer questions clarifying other people’s doubts about carrying a firearm.

“Weapon was not mentioned”, says laboratory

The CURA group commented on the case that happened in its laboratory in Jardins, in São Paulo, and stated that the patient and her companion had been instructed about the removal of metallic objects.

“We reinforce that all accident prevention protocols were followed by the CURA team, as is customary in all units”, he said in a note.

“Both the patient and the companion were properly instructed regarding the procedures for accessing the examination room and warned about the removal of any and all metallic objects. Both signed a term of acknowledgment regarding this guidance, ”she added.

According to CURA, “despite these guidelines, the firearm was not mentioned by the companion, who entered the examination room with the object by his decision”.

The group also stated that the lawyer and his mother are receiving advice and follow-up, and the laboratory is collaborating with the police investigation.

Source: CNN Brasil

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