SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Milwaukee Brewers
pitcher Luis Martinez surrendered to police Tuesday to face
accusations he shot a man in a dispute over parking spots.
Martinez has not been charged in Saturday's shooting, which put
Rafael Encarnacion Quezada in the hospital with wounds in his chest
and leg. Police had issued an arrest warrant for Martinez.
The pitcher told police he argued with Encarnacion in the
parking lot at the Hotel Plaza Colonial while they were both trying
to park, police spokeswoman Barbara Hererra said.
Martinez said Encarnacion threatened him and was carrying a gun,
but Hererra said the pitcher wouldn't confirm whether he was also
Encarnacion, 37, works in the Caribbean nation's internal
Martinez, 23, made his major league debut in September and went
0-3 with a 9.92 ERA in four starts with the Brewers.