Via Diamond Leung’s Diamond Notes come reports that pitcher Vicente Padilla shot himself in the right leg. Updates indicate the wound occurred at a shooting range and fortunately was not serious.
Here’s a Google translation of one of the stories:
The pitcher Vicente Padilla of the Los Angeles Dodgers was entered today in a private hospital in Managua with a bullet wound in his right leg, his family said.
The player left hours later the medical center and is recovering from a wound is not serious, the sources added to the local press.
Padilla was injured when practiced at a shooting range, 22 miles southeast of Managua.
The spokesman for the National Police of Nicaragua, Vilma Reyes, told the press that the shot that Padilla was injured accidentally.
A hospital spokeswoman ... told reporters that the Nicaraguan pitcher in 32 years, this year also played with the Texas Rangers, was hospitalized for 40 minutes and already left the medical center, without gravity.
Update: Leung passes along another report that states that his bodyguard fired the wounding shot.
Posted: November 04, 2009 at 04:26 AM | 52 comment(s)
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