Transcript for Wilson Ramos Kidnapped
Want to tell you about a terrifying kidnapping a Major League Baseball player taken at gunpoint in front of his family. Here's ABC's Pierre Thomas on the race to find him. Wilson Ramos was having the best years of his life. Rookie catcher whose raw talent marketed him into the starting lineup in the big lead -- -- Smacking home runs and making pieces -- play. A good guy to known for charity patiently signing polygraph who claims. Last night promises field of dreams turned into a nightmare. -- -- kidnapped -- right in front of his family while he was visiting his mother's home in -- well. He shot in the -- you know happens professional -- -- -- -- I. Terrifying and I hope he gets him safely. Promises caught in what the State Department described as an alarming Venezuelan -- kidnapping -- there is an industry. Hundreds occurring and kidnapping is a business the victim is a commodity businesses a family's darkest hour. Police have discovered the getaway car but as of tonight the family had not heard from the kidnappers. Major League Baseball issued a short carefully worded statement expressing concern for Ramos. Players and friends kept a low profile instructed not to discuss the case. Every cleared this new game. Here -- with ABC news. Washington.
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