Police say man shot, wounded during Rio Carnival parade

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Brazilian police say a man was shot and wounded at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome during the "Parade of Champions" Carnival event.

Military police in Rio said in a statement that the man was shot in the hip Sunday morning and is being treated at a local hospital. They did not give his condition or identify him. Police did not give more details about the incident, but local media reported that there was a dispute near the end of the parade.

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

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