Gunmen wound Argentine tourist visiting Rio for Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Gunmen wounded an Argentine tourist visiting Rio de Janeiro for Carnival when the car she was riding in strayed into a slum, police said.

The shooting occurred Monday afternoon in the Morro dos Prazeres slum next to the bohemian Santa Teresa neighborhood.

Police said Natalia Lorena Cappetti was in stable condition in a hospital, where she was taken with wounds to her legs and stomach.

Capetti's husband and a Spanish couple were also in the car but were unhurt.

Police said the gunmen fled without stealing anything.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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