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Shots fired at Rio Olympic Park

Updated: April 7, 2014, 2:02 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Striking construction workers and security personnel clashed Monday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park, the main cluster of venues under construction for the 2016 Summer Games.

Rio Mais, the consortium building the Olympic venues, confirmed that random gunshots were fired as workers and security confronted each other. There were no reports of injuries.

The work stoppage involving more than 2,000 workers began Thursday, and Rio Mais said it was unclear when work would ...

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