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Songwriter shot

Fabio Alonso Salgado, a.k.a. Estefano, was shot in the chest and on the back of the head around 11:30 p.m. Friday, AP reported. A police report described the injuries as “near fatal” but also said Salgado was able to talk with authorities and identify his attacker, reprtedly his handyman, in a photo. Salgado has worked with Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Julio Iglesias. The handyman, Francisco Oliveira, 29, who had worked for Salgado for five years and was delivering marijuana to him, according to police, is being charged with attempted murder. He was being held without bail.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:12am]


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