A lone gunman on Friday seized five people hostage in a bar in Central Rio de Janeiro. It is reported portal G1. On the scene arrived forces. The street on which the school is closed. Negotiating the release of hostages, investigated the motives of the perpetrator. No information on casualties. According to preliminary data, the malefactor armed with a knife and probably a bottle with an incendiary mix. As of 23:50 Kyiv time freed three hostages. Negotiations are continuing with a criminal. No conditions, he did not put forward.