Carnival suspended in Paraty, Brazil after deadly shooting

Authorities have suspended Carnival festivities in the Brazilian city of Paraty after gunfire killed one person and injured nine others on Sunday. The mayor’s office of the seaside colonial city says a man opened fire in a central plaza during the Bloco da Lama, or Mud Street Party, killing a 21-year-old man and injuring nine others. Police are searching for the shooter. City officials met with Carnival representatives and decided to suspend festivities on Sunday. They did not say if they would be allowed to resume on Monday and Tuesday.



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