Hard-Right frontrunner dubbed ‘Trump of the Tropics’ formally enters race for Brazil presidency

“He’s our hope. The Brazilian people are discouraged by all the corruption,” said Gilcemar Jasset, a 35-year-old Rio de Janeiro bus driver who arrived at the event dressed as Bolsonaro complete with a presidential sash.

Despite his popularity, Bolsonaro only has the backing of a small fringe party, which means he’s only allowed 10 seconds of free television time, a serious handicap in a nation where TV ads have a big impact. But he brushed off concerns, pointing to his popularity.

“We don’t have a big party. We don’t have election funding. We don’t have television time. But we have what the others don’t have, which is you, the Brazilian people,” Bolsonaro said.

The seven-term congressman has been vague about specific policy plans involving the economy, which he professed to know little about in an interview with Brazil’s O Globo newspaper on Saturday.

On Sunday, Bolsonaro said he supported the privatization of some parts of Petrobras without going into detail, and declined to weigh in on recently announced plans by Boeing to buy a majority stake in Brazilian planemaker Embraer’s commercial arm.

Janaína Paschoal, a lawyer who gained national attending for seeking the impeachment of former leftist President Dilma Rousseff was expected to be announced as Bolsonaro’s running mate. Paschoal, however, told the crowd she was still considering the offer ahead of an August 15 deadline.

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    Missouri duck boat tragedy: 9 of Tia Coleman’s family members died

    BRANSON, Mo. — At first, the water splashing into the boat was comforting, a cool-down on a hot day.

    But then came a massive swell that rocked the boat, and Tia Coleman started getting nervous. Before she knew it, another wave tore through, the boat sank, and she could not see or feel anything. Not the son who had been sitting next to her, not her other two children, not any of the 10 family members who had joined her on an amphibious tourist bus — or duck boat — Thursday afternoon.

    “Lord, please let me get to my babies,” she prayed at one point, recalling the ordeal at a news conference Saturday.

    “If they don’t make it, Lord, take me too,” she thought at another.

    As it turned out, Coleman, 34, and her 13-year-old nephew, Donovan, were the only members of the Coleman family to survive one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in the country’s history.

    The Colemans, who had been on their annual summer road trip, accounted for nine of the 17 deaths in the accident in this popular tourist destination in southern Missouri. In an instant, three generations of this Indianapolis-based family had perished, leaving Coleman with the unimaginable task of moving forward.

    When the duck boat entered the lake the skies seemed fine, Coleman said. At one point, she said, one of the two employees on the vehicle — one operated it on water, the other on land — told them not to worry about putting on their life jackets.

    “If I was able to get a life jacket, I could have saved my babies,” she said. “Because they could have at least floated up to the top, and somebody could have grabbed them. And I wasn’t able to do that.”

    Federal law requires life jackets to be available for each passenger on a boat, including duck boats, but the crew has discretion on when to tell passengers to wear them.

    “He said, ‘Above you are your life jackets. There’s three sizes,’” Coleman recalled one of the workers telling the passengers. “He said, ‘I’m going to show you where they are but you won’t need them, so no need to worry.’ So we didn’t grab them.”

    The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the investigation into the accident, which had 14 survivors, including the captain of the boat.

    Asked at the news conference whether she was happy that she had made it out of the lake alive, Coleman said, “I don’t know yet.”

    “Going home, I already know it’s going to be completely, completely difficult,” she added. “I don’t know how I’m going to do it. Since I’ve had a home, it’s always been filled with little feet and laughter. And my husband.”

    Flanked by family members holding her hands, Coleman spoke from Cox Medical Center Branson, where she was recovering from her injuries. She smiled at times when recalling fond memories of her family and sobbed at others when discussing what she would miss.

    She had come to Branson with her three children, her husband, and her husband’s father, mother, uncle, sister and two nephews. They had rented a van and made the roughly seven-hour drive from Indianapolis in an annual ritual that has taken them to places as far-flung as Mackinaw City, Michigan, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

    Mackinaw City was Coleman’s favorite. Myrtle Beach was the children’s. But wherever the destination, the trips revolved around the children.

    The plan originally had been to go to Florida this year. But because Coleman’s mother-in-law, Belinda, was having health problems, the family decided on someplace closer, said Carolyn Coleman, a relative who lives in Georgia. It was the family’s first trip to Branson.

    They immediately gravitated to the pool at the hotel because the children loved water, Coleman said.

    “I caught myself sneaking off to get in the hot tub, and here come those little bodies, coming in there with me,” Coleman said. “They’re like, ‘Oh this feels so good, this feels so good.’ I said, ‘Get back in the kiddie pool.’”

    They ate at the Golden Corral, where Coleman told her children they could eat as much as they wanted. She plied them with indulgent treats like cotton candy and rainbow sherbet.

    The Colemans decided to ride the duck boat because it seemed like just the type of thing Coleman’s oldest son, Reece, who was autistic, would enjoy.

    What Coleman and her family did not know was that duck boats have a history of safety issues, with the NTSB ordering operators, including the one here in Branson, to make safety improvements after 13 people were killed when one sank in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in 1999.

    Before leaving for the boat tour, Coleman said, someone at Ride the Ducks, the tour company, said that because of the storm warning, they would do the lake part of the tour before the road portion.

    The Colemans planned to go to dinner after the duck boat ride. Instead, after a vigorous struggle in the water during which she said she gave up and just let her body float, Coleman was left to wonder what if.

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    Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud

    A man’s feud with his grandmother turned into a bizarre and deadly confrontation that ended with a supermarket worker dead and dozens of people held hostage in a store miles away.

    Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was booked Sunday on suspicion of murder after an explosion of violence that a relative said may have been brewing for weeks.

    Melyda Corado, 27, was shot to death Saturday at a Trader Joe’s market in the Silver Lake neighborhood after a gunfight that shattered the store’s glass doors, witnesses said.

    “I’m sad to say she didn’t make it. My baby sister. My world,” her brother, Albert Corado said on Twitter.

    On Sunday, grieving family members, co-workers and customers remembered Corado as lively, hardworking and always smiling. A makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and notes grew on the sidewalk outside of the store.

    “Yesterday marks the saddest day in Trader Joe’s history as we mourn the loss of one our own,” company spokeswoman Kenya Friend-Daniel said in a statement.

    The violence began when Atkins shot his 76-year-old grandmother several times at their South Los Angeles home after she complained about his having too many television sets on, said a cousin, Charlene Egland.

    Mary Elizabeth Madison was taken to a hospital in critical condition but Egland said she underwent surgery and was improving Sunday.

    Madison raised Atkins from the age of 7 and he had never been violent toward her but recently had seemed upset and distant, Egland said.

    “He didn’t seem right to me,” Egland said.

    For the past two or three weeks, the two had argued over Atkins’ girlfriend, who was staying at their home, Egland said.

    “She didn’t want the girl over there anymore,” Egland said.

    Egland said she was walking toward the house when she heard about six gunshots. Another cousin, who lives in the house, came running from the porch and shouted to Egland, “I think Gene shot my mama!”

    Police said Atkins’ girlfriend was grazed in the head by a bullet, but the injury is not life threatening.

    Egland ran to call 911 but Atkins allegedly forced his wounded girlfriend into his grandmother’s car and drove away.

    A stolen-car device helped police track the car to Hollywood but Atkins refused to pull over, police said.

    During the chase, Atkins fired at officers, blowing out the car’s back window, and there was more shooting before the car crashed into a pole outside the Trader Joe’s, followed by another shootout with police, Police Chief Michel Moore said.

    Customers and employees frantically dove for cover and barricaded themselves inside storerooms and bathrooms as bullets flew.

    Glass fragments injured a 22-year-old woman who later took herself to a hospital for treatment, police said.

    As he heard gunfire, Sean Gerace, who was working in the back of the supermarket, grabbed several of his co-workers and the group made their way into an upstairs storage area. He grabbed a folding ladder and tossed it out a window, helping his colleagues escape to safety, he told KNBC-TV.

    “I grabbed an emergency ladder, barricaded the hallway, grabbed a weapon, put the ladder out the window and just tried to get the attention of the SWAT officer,” Gerace told the television station.

    About three hours later, Atkins — who’d been shot in the left arm — agreed to handcuff himself and walked out the front door, surrounded by four of the hostages. He was being held on $2 million bail Sunday and it wasn’t clear if he had an attorney to comment on the allegations.

    A gun was found inside the store, police said.

    Trader Joe’s said the store — known by customers as a neighborhood hangout with great customer service — would remain closed for the foreseeable future.

    Atkins, who has two daughters, bounced between several jobs, including working as a security guard, but had been repeatedly fired, Egland said. His grandmother had tried to help him find employment and “was just trying to make him do better,” she said.

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    You ain’t never seen a show like this

    Like everyone else, I freaking love Aladdin. I wanted this Australian production to – well – to sing. And it did. I wanted it to be just like the movie. And it was.

    First, salaam and good evening, and a warning: there’s no Apu. Iago (Aljin Abella) is a person, not a parrot. But he and his boss, evil royal vizier Jafar (Adam Murphy) are fantastic — I don’t know how they keep it together when they’re doing their ‘evil laughter’ routine. I certainly lost it. And the script is peppered with cute references to monkeys and parrots in honour of the missing furred and feathered sidekicks.

    Aladdin: a visual spectacular.

    Aladdin: a visual spectacular.

    Photo: Supplied – Deen van Meer

    Also, you get bonus songs. Not bonus songs written years later to bulk out a musical version, but songs by the original songwriters Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, who also wrote the soundtracks for The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. These songs were only cut from the original movie because the movie had to take childish attention spans into account.

    My favourite is Proud of Your Boy. In the original movie storyboards Aladdin sung this to his mother, promising to one day be good and stop stressing her out by stealing bread at the markets. She was later cut, the sequence never fully animated, but it was storyboarded in a series of lovely, tender drawings.

    In the musical, the song appears as though Aladdin’s singing to his dead parents. Aladdin (Ainsley Melham) fills it with sweet pathos, and the various reprises throughout the show tie the story together and add emotional depth.

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    The Republicans’ defensiveness about Russian hacking is revealing

    AMONG the Republicans cowering before President Donald Trump, the presence of Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan has been especially disheartening. Yet both threatened to regrow spines this week. “Russia is an adversary,” declared Senator Rubio, in response to the president’s fraternising in Helsinki. “Russia is a menacing government that does not share our interests,” said the Speaker of the House of Representatives. These were, if not stinging rebukes, better than Mr Rubio’s usual habit of keeping shtum and tweeting Bible verses whenever Mr Trump does something horrid, or Mr Ryan’s of offering a wry half-smile and a comment on tax reform. Yet both men, formerly known as principled conservatives, sullied their moment of revertebration. Both claimed the Russian election-hacking effort on Mr Trump’s behalf had been a failure. “It is also clear,” said Mr Ryan, that “it didn’t have a material effect on our elections.”

    Not so. The margin of Mr Trump’s victory in the electoral college was tiny, a matter of just under 80,000 voters in three rustbelt states. Any one of Hillary Clinton’s unforeseen troubles could account for that: including her late fainting fit, James Comey’s blundering or an illicit Russian social-media campaign that suggested she was in league with the devil. And a bigger Russian intervention, the cyberwar on behalf of Mr Trump described in Robert Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers, could have hurt her more than all the rest combined. It appears to have been better-resourced, longer-running and more extensive and ingenious than almost anyone imagined.

    The special counsel’s indictment describes a global network of anonymous servers and bitcoin miners, rampant identity theft and money-laundering, all focused on the Russian objective of getting Mr Trump elected. The Russian spies, whose identities, responsibilities and individual activities the indictment meticulously identifies, had a free run of Mrs Clinton’s party and campaign computer files until a few weeks before the election. The indictment suggests that they may additionally have stolen the Clinton team’s voter-targeting data, which in the hands of her opponent could have been a devastating weapon.

    Even if those numbers were pinched (and Mrs Clinton’s data people claim to have seen other proof to that effect), it would be impossible to know whether Russia swung the election for Mr Trump. Yet given the extent of its effort and given that it need only have shifted 0.03% of the total number of votes from the Democrats to the Republicans, it might well have done. There is certainly no basis on which to conclude that it did not.

    The Democrats’ grousing over this possible election theft will get them nowhere, of course. Yet the grousing is inevitable and a mark of Mr Putin’s indisputable achievement: a serious jolt in Americans’ confidence in the integrity of their elections. Half of Americans think that Mr Trump colluded with the Russians to engineer his election. In the court of public opinion, that arguably makes his presidency illegitimate, which would be corrosive to American democracy even under a much less divisive leader. A governing party mindful of majority sentiment, and ambitious to win it, would respond to that carefully. By treating reasonable concerns about Mr Trump’s election as just another partisan fight, Mr Ryan and his colleagues are instead underlining the extent to which they have abandoned that ambition.

    Their complacency towards Mr Trump’s financial conflicts, a second source of doubt about Mr Trump’s presidency, provides another illustration of this. Among innumerable examples, China is reported to have granted trademarks to at least 39 Trump-branded products since his inauguration, including some the president had previously been denied. Mr Trump and his retinue spent almost a third of last year staying, at public expense, at Trump properties. A working weekend at one of the president’s golf courses in Scotland, during which he managed to squeeze in 18 holes in between plotting the downfall of the West, cost American taxpayers almost $70,000. There are laws against such self-enrichment. Yet even as legal challenges to Mr Trump’s behaviour creep through the courts, the Republicans dare not criticise it. To do so might cost them an invitation to Mar-a-Lago.

    It might also invite a primary challenge, given the way Mr Trump has weaponised his unpopularity, rallying his supporters against any critic. No doubt right-minded Republicans, among the many who privately abhor Mr Trump, would otherwise speak up. Yet it also seems notable that their unwillingness to do so is consistent with their party’s acceptance of a different sort of illegitimacy. That is the tyranny of minority rule, enabled by the quirks of an electoral system that gives its white, rural supporters more power for fewer votes than the more diverse, clustered Democrats—almost 3m fewer, in the case of Mr Trump’s victory over Mrs Clinton. The adoption of white identity politics represents an embrace of minoritarianism as a core strategy. That led Republicans to Mr Trump. Further compromises with democratic legitimacy have followed.

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    It is hard to see any happy end to this. The question is whom the unhappiness might befall: the Republicans or America. In one scenario, which might take an election cycle or two, the Democrats’ superior numbers will eventually prevail, and the minoritarians will be overwhelmed by the aggrieved majority. In the other, the Republicans’ continued disdain for the majority, even as they cling to power, will cause an explosion. Perhaps the likeliest spark for that would be if Mr Putin is again suspected of fixing an election on their behalf. So it is also notable that, despite their brief flash of pique with the president this week, Republican congressmen such as Mr Ryan and Mr Rubio have not yet done anything to make that less likely. Until they do, every American election will come with a risk attached.

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    1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Nevada Mormon church; suspect in custody

    A suspect was arrested Sunday after a shooting at a Mormon church in Fallon, Nev. left one dead and one wounded, authorities said.

    The shooting took place in front of congregants during a service at a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse, Kaitlin Ritchie, a spokeswoman for the City of Fallon, told Fox 13.

    Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman identified the suspect as 48-year-old John Kelley O’Connor. Gehman said O’Connor fired multiple shots, then left the church and walked to his home, which is right across the street, according to The Nevada Appeal.

    Gehman said O’Connor surrendered to police officers and sheriff’s deputies after authorities called the home and asked him to do so, KOLO-TV reported.

    Shooting at Fallon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Authorities arrested alleged suspect 48-year-old John Kelley O’Connor for the shooting that left one person dead and another injured at a Mormon church on Sunday in Nevada. (Churchill County Sheriff’s Department)

    Investigators said it was too early to understand the motive, but added the attack appeared to be directed at an individual rather than the church.

    Police said O’Connor was a member of the church and had been attending services prior to the shooting.

    The second victim has a non-life-threatening leg injury and has been hospitalized. The victims’ identities were not immediately revealed because of pending next-of-kin identification.

    Sunday afternoon, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., sent a tweet of condolence, acknowledging he’s in contact with officials investigating the shooting: “Deeply saddened by the act of senseless violence in Fallon today at the LDS church.”

    He added, “My family and I are praying for all loved ones, churchgoers, and community members impacted by this tragedy.”

    Nevada’s other senator, Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, also tweeted condolences: “Devastated by the horrific news of the fatal shooting at the LDS church in Fallon. Thank you to the first responders on the scene. My heart goes out to all of those impacted. Places of worship should be a safe haven. The gun violence across this country must end.”

    Shooting at Fallon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Police said the suspect appears to have targeted one person and not the church, which had as many as 50 people at the time. No motive was immediately known. (Chad J Peters)

    “We express our love to those in this congregation and our prayers for the victims and their families,” LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. “Local leaders are ministering to them at this time.”

    Frank Miles is a reporter and editor covering sports, tech, military and geopolitics for FoxNews.com. He can be reached at Frank.Miles@foxnews.com. 

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    Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

    (Reuters) – The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years.

    Rescue personnel work after an amphibious “duck boat” capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media. SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

    The U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday it will oversee the salvage operations for the amphibious vessel that was carrying 31 people when it went down on Thursday in a fierce and sudden storm on Table Rock Lake outside of the tourist destination of Branson.

    Seven of the 14 survivors were taken to a local hospital, and all but one had been discharged as of Sunday. That person is in good condition, a spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center Branson hospital said.

    Two of the World War Two-style amphibious duck boat vehicles were out on the lake and headed back to shore when the storm struck, but only one made it. The dead were aged one to 70 and came from six U.S. states.

    Readings near Branson when the boat went down showed winds of up to 73 miles per hour (117 kph), two miles (3.2 km) shy of hurricane force, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Saturday.

    Tia Coleman, who lost nine family members including her husband and three children, told a news conference on Saturday from a Branson hospital that she does not know how she will recover from the loss.

    “Going home is going to be completely difficult. I don’t know how I am going to do it. Since I have had a home, it has always been filled with little feet and laughter,” she said, choking back tears.

    Coleman said the boat’s captain, who was among the survivors, pointed out the life jackets but told those aboard there was no need for them.

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley was in Branson over the weekend talking with investigators. He has said the state is contemplating whether to bring criminal charges.

    Jim Pattison, president of Ripley Entertainment, which owns the Branson “Ride The Ducks” tour company, told CBS This Morning on Friday that the strength of the storm was unexpected and the duck boats should not have been on the lake.

    More than three dozen people have died in incidents involving duck boats on land and water in the United States over the past two decades.

    Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Sandra Maler

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    TV advertisers should have a mental health duty of care, health chiefs demand

    Broadcast advertisers should be subject to a new duty of care to protect young people’s mental health, NHS leaders have said.

    The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is being urged to clamp down on advertisements which fuel body insecurity among teenagers.

    Senior health officials are demanding a meeting with the organisation’s chief executive to discuss concerns that too many advertisements – such as those for cosmetic surgery shown during Love Island – are heaping pressures on the young.

    The national mental health director for NHS England, Claire Murdoch, has written to Guy Parker, chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), questioning whether the regulator is doing enough to protect children.

    The letter asks whether existing guidelines to protect children from harm are sufficiently robust.

    It also urges the ASA to consider if the introduction of a broader Duty of Care for mental health should be imposed on all broadcast advertisers.

    Co-signed Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner, and Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the letter raises the advertisement of cosmetic surgery during ITV’s Love Island.

    “Not only are there clear risks associated with cosmetic surgery, but placed alongside the body image pressures that can be inherent in many online and social media interactions, adverts such as these could pose a risk to mental health,” writes Ms Murdoch, a registered mental health nurse.

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    Suspected gunman in deadly LA Trader Joe’s standoff identified

    The suspected gunman who burst into a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles on Saturday, took hostages and got into a shootout with police that left a woman dead was identified Sunday.

    Police said Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was the man who held officers at bay for three hours on Saturday and engaged in a gunbattle in which the store manager was killed when she was caught in the crossfire.

    Unidentified Trader Joes supermarket employees hug after being evacuated by Los Angeles Police after a gunman barricaded himself inside the store in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018.AP
    Unidentified Trader Joe’s supermarket employees hug after being evacuated by Los Angeles Police after a gunman barricaded himself inside the store in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018.

    Atkins was booked in the Los Angeles County jail on suspicion of murder. He could be arraigned as early as Monday and will likely face additional charges, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department told ABC News.

    He was being held on $2 million bail.

    The slain manager of the Trader Joe’s, located in the Silver Lake section of Los Angeles, was identified by her brother as Melyda Corado.

    “I’m sad to say she didn’t make it. My baby sister. My world,” Corado’s brother, Albert Corado, wrote on Twitter late Saturday.

    Albert Corado tweeted again on Sunday, saying he “missed his sister” and that their father was “doing his best to keep it together.”

    The Silver Lake store remained closed Sunday to give Corado’s co-workers time to process the tragedy, the company said in a statement.

    Los Angeles officials escort a woman being evacuated by emergency personnel after a gunman held hostages inside a Trader Joes store in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018.AP
    Los Angeles officials escort a woman being evacuated by emergency personnel after a gunman held hostages inside a Trader Joe’s store in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018.

    “Yesterday marks the saddest day in Trader Joe’s history as we mourn the loss of one of our own,” the company’s statement reads.

    The episode began around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday when Atkins got into an argument at a South Los Angeles residence with his grandmother and allegedly shot her seven times, police said.

    The grandmother, whom relatives identified for ABC News as Mary Elizabeth Madison, was at a hospital in stable condition on Sunday.

    After allegedly shooting Madison, Atkins shot and wounded a young woman, whose name was not released, at the South Los Angeles residence, forced her into his grandmother’s car and drove off.

    The car was equipped with LoJack tracking technology, which police used to locate the suspect, officials said. When police tried to stop the car a chase ensued, officials said.

    An unidentified woman sits next to witnesses on a sidewalk after a gunman barricaded himself inside a Trader Joes in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018. Police believe a man involved in a standoff at the supermarket shot his grandmother and girlfriend.AP
    An unidentified woman sits next to witnesses on a sidewalk after a gunman barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018. Police believe a man involved in a standoff at the supermarket shot his grandmother and girlfriend.

    During the high-speed pursuit, Atkins allegedly fired at officers, shattering the rear window of the car he was driving, police said.

    He eventually crashed in front of the Trader Joe’s and ran inside.

    LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the Los Angeles Times that Corado was killed as she was exiting the store during the shootout. It is unclear if the fatal shot was fired by the gunman or a police officer, he said.

    Police said Atkins was shot in the arm during the firefight.

    In this photo provided by Christian Dunlop, police officers stand guard near a crashed vehicle outside a Trader Joes store in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles on Saturday, July 21, 2018.AP
    In this photo provided by Christian Dunlop, police officers stand guard near a crashed vehicle outside a Trader Joe’s store in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

    Once inside the store, Atkins allegedly took shoppers and store employees hostage, police said.

    Following a three-hour standoff, Atkins exited the store and surrendered to police.

    At least six people, ranging from age 12 to 81, who were held hostage were treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

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