took out a silver handgun. "You son of a bitch," the younger man shouted. "I'm going to break your head. I'm going to kill you!""Junior, it's me," Estefano replied, sliding off the island. "Think about your daughter, about your wife. "The handyman ordered him to kneel, and kicked his shoulder so he ended up on all fours. He had been shot in the head and chest. Rather than dial 911, he called a close friend his studio office manager who rushed to the house. Eventually he was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's trauma center.
The bullets had miraculously skirted vital organs. In a strained voice, while lying on his back in a hospital bed, he named his attacker to police. Before dawn, Miami Police officers arrested Junior and charged him with attempted murder. But in the months that followed, lawmen would learn there was far more to the case. Millions of dollars, Estefano would claim, were siphoned from his accounts by a Svengali like businessman named Jose Luis Gil. Estefano's rise to Latin music's apex was steeped in a strange mix of pop music sensibility and mysticism. He was born in Cali, Colombia, and began writing songs at eight years old to escape the reality of growing up poor. Eduardo.
front door. Junior was standing there in a black motorcycle jacket, shorts, and leather gloves. He carried a backpack. The two men walked into the large, sleek kitchen. Estefano hopped up onto a white marble topped island, sat lotus style, and Puma Rihanna Gray said, "Junior, you seem nervous. ""Yes, Don Estefano, I'm a little nervous," came the reply. Junior removed the backpack and placed it next to his host.
in the United States in 2001, had lived a quiet life. Junior, who was married and had a young daughter, worked as a handyman at Estefano's music studio when he wasn't practicing jujitsu and karate. The bell rang. Estefano buzzed open the gate and walked to the glass Puma Fenty