Simon expected to meet with authorities tonight or Monday morning (updated)
Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon is scheduled to meet with law enforcement authorities either Sunday night or Monday morning in the Dominican Republic.
Simon, 29, has been sought by Dominican police in connection with the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of another during a New Year's Eve celebration.
Police in the coastal province of Puerto Plata said Sunday that they had obtained an arrest warrant for Simon and were actively looking for him to question him about the incident, which they said occurred as revelers gathered in a park in the resort town of Luperón. Police suggested the shooting might have been accidental but were waiting to hear from Simon before deciding whether to charge him.
Simon's agents, Phil and Alex Isaac, said their client was never in hiding, as some published reports suggested, and he is expected to cooperate with the investigation. Phil Isaac declined further comment on the matter.
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