Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Arrest warrant for chopper shooter


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SAN JUAN – Federal authorities issued an arrest warrant yesterday for a man they say fired at a  Puerto Rico police helicopter and injured two people, one of whom later died.The man was one of 11 suspects that police had detained earlier this month shortly after the shooting, which forced the helicopter to land in a baseball field. The suspects were released before police found the  AK-47 assault rifle used in the shooting, said Luis Fraticelli, special agent in charge of the FBI in  Puerto Rico.The suspect was identified as Edwin Bernard Astacio Espino, 20. (AP)


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