Check out the insane video below to see Souza shoot the robbers...all while holding his kid in his arms. Much of the incident was caught on surveillance camera and has since went viral, with mixed opinions regarding the shooting.
He hands over the baby to his partner, who is covering her ears with her hands and screaming, before racing out in hot pursuit of the other raider.
Souza, of the 49th Metropolitan Battalion, said that the suspect meant to shoot him so he reacted and shot him first.
And now when that child gets older, Souza can show him this video as a reminder of that one time they bonded.
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The two suspects, aged 24 and 22, were pronounced dead at the scene, the Independent reported. However, according to reports, Souza's baby appeared uninjured. Many people have been calling Souza a "hero" and believe that he may have saved many lives by his quick-thinking.
"He should have left the kid somewhere safe", wrote one YouTube user.
An off duty policeman shocked the internet in Brazil who does not hesitate to shoot two robbers while he holds his little son in his arms.
CCTV captured an off-duty police officer shooting suspects while holding his son.