Feisty Dominican ex Army General chases and kills assailant
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Army retired general Jose del Carmen Ramirez, known as Ranger for his daring confrontations with powerful politicians, shot and killed one of two assailants near his home in the Los Mina sector, Santo Domingo Este.
As video that went viral shows two men whacking him on the head and snatching Ramirez’s handgun. Once they fled the retired officer ran into his house and came out with an assault rifle, chased the thugs and fatally shot one of them.
Military newspaper El Castrense published the video of the incident which reportedly occurred on Sunday.
While head of the East Region Forestry Div., Ramirez, then a Captain, challenged powerful politicos, including Altagracia province senator Amable Aristy, over the lawmaker’s alleged illegal lumber business.
Feb 26, 2016
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