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  • More than 1000 demonstrators attacked a supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Allegro on Friday after store security guards were filmed beating a black man to death at the store.

  • Footage of the fatal beating at a Carrefour supermarket were published on social media on.

  • The man was identified in local media by his father as 40 year old Joao Alberto Severa Freytas.

  • Protesters smashed windows and delivery vehicles in the supermarkets car park, a Reuters witness or police firing tear gas at the protesters.

  • The're killing occurred on Thursday, allegedly after a store employee called security following threats by the man.

  • News off the death has sparked widespread protests across Brazil, with news websites initially reporting the cause of death could be a fixation.

  • In a statement, Carrefour's local unit said it deeply regretted what it called a brutal death and said it immediately took steps to ensure those responsible were legally punished.

  • It also said it would terminate the contract with the security firm fired the employee in charge of the store at the time of the incident and closed the store is a mark of respect.

  • Carrefour CEO and chairman Alexandre Bompard posted it on Twitter quote.

  • These measures do not go far enough.

  • My values and the values off Carrefour do not allow for racism and violence.

More than 1000 demonstrators attacked a supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Allegro on Friday after store security guards were filmed beating a black man to death at the store.

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