During the early hours of 5 October 2023, multiple gunmen in a vehicle opened fire at patrons of a café located in front of the Windsor Hotel in the Barra de Tijuca suburb of the city of Rio de Janeiro before fleeing the scene. According to preliminary reports, the shooting killed at least three people and injured one other, all of whom were guests at the Windsor Hotel. Though investigations into the shooting are ongoing, police officers believe it was a targeted attack.