One year in jail for Major League pitcher in deadly shooting
SD. A Puerto Plata (north) court yesterday sent Baltimore Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simón to spend one year of prison, for allegedly killing a man and injuring the victim’s 17 year old brother in a New Year’s Eve shooting.
The Puerto Plata Instruction Court ruled for the motion by Assistant prosecutor Juan C. Hernandez, rejecting the defense request to relalse the Oriole reliever on bond.
Simón was taken to Puerto Plata yesterday, after goint to the office of the Police chief Jose Polanco, together with his lawyer Carlos Olivares, to turn himself in and face charges in the fatality which occurred in the section Los Salados, of the town Luperon.