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We've got some breaking news on -- big story this morning out of Venezuela after a shocking incident involving him up and coming Major League Baseball star.
Point four year old Wilson Ramos of the Washington Nationals.
In his native country the star catcher was apparently at home with relatives when several gunmen burst and and took him away I mean imagine.
What this scene was like so by the kidnappers have yet to contact the -- police believe that they have just found a key piece of evidence in this case showcase.
-- live in Miami with more on this fell to the police have any leads at this point.
What they did find the vehicle that was used by the four -- government's -- -- and out of -- house and speed off in a nearby town so there covering that now.
For any crime scene evidence but this has all the telltale signs of being an opportunistic Venezuela gained.
Kidnapping Wilson Ramos specifically because the wealthy Major League Baseball player.
All in an effort to get ransom money still -- contact as you mentioned though with the family.
-- from northern Venezuela that's -- Ramos grew up and he was down there for the wintertime living with his family and according to reports.
Four armed men burst into the family's house grabbed Ramos and he was there with a couple of Brothers and his father but they only took him and they sped away that -- -- V.
Ramos was down there playing winter league ball for the then as -- and the entire baseball family are saddened by the kidnapping of Wilson Ramos the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League condemns and it's sad and by the kidnapping of Wilson Ramos at this point the FBI will -- if asked but so far no request from the Venezuelan government.
He is not a US citizen he's a citizen of -- as well that being Wilson Ramos.
According to the State Department they have warnings on their website -- -- Venezuela's having the fifth highest murder rate in the world.
By -- games.
Are surging in recent years this was really.
Compounding the problem of -- it was a great year for Ramos who -- breakout year -- Majors here in law in -- Washington DC for the nationals -- to 67.
Knocked in fifteen home runs and became the -- this year alone so.
Really sad situation in everybody is hoping that we'll get released safely.
Yeah we hope you'll be safely returned this is becoming a rather frequent way.
I'm making money for these folks we have nobody gets hurt in this situation to be sure Phil Keating thank you very much.
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