Gunmen kill eight supporters of Brazilian soccer club

April 19, 2015 6:13 PM

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Three gunmen invaded the headquarters of a fan club for Brazilian soccer team Corinthians on Saturday night in Sao Paulo and shot dead eight people in what police believed was a drug gang-related killing, according to local media reports.

Witness accounts collected by the police said the gunmen entered the site of Pavilhao 9 fan club while some people were preparing banners for a game this Sunday and asked them to lie down facing the floor.

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