- Medina and Martinez had been hosting the show “Milenio Caliente”
- Dayanna Garcia de Fernandez was also injured in the shooting
Viewers heard a woman yell. They then watched Medina look up from his microphone, his eyes tracking something off-camera. The video abruptly ends.
Medina, along with his radio co-worker Leonidas Martinez, were shot and killed Tuesday while hosting their radio program in San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic, attorney general Jean Rodriguez said in a statement
Medina’s Facebook page
is full of similar Facebook Live videos of his radio show; he often posted several short videos each weekday.
Medina and Martinez had been hosting the show “Milenio Caliente,” which transmits at the station FM 103, according to the attorney general’s office. A website for the radio station
lists Martinez as the presenter and producer of the morning talk show.
Dayanna Garcia de Fernandez, the men’s co-worker, was injured in the shooting and is in stable condition, the National Police of the Dominican Republic said
Police said they have identified a suspect in the case.
“We deeply regret today’s events with the death of these communicators, a condemnable and painful act that has appalled the Dominican society,” Rodriguez said
, as translated from Spanish. “The investigations are underway and we will seek with all the tools at our disposal to find the truth.”