Alpo Martinez Wiki – Alpo Martinez Biography
Alpo Martinez is a notorious former New York drug dealer whose death is being widely reported on social media and various online sites, such as AllHipHop, which say that he was shot and killed in Harlem, but the New York Police Department told on the afternoon of October 31, 2021, that authorities are still trying to confirm the identity of the dead man. Videos emerged of the crime scene.
A 1980s-era cocaine kingpin, Martinez’s story was told in the movie Paid in Full, although the character based on his story was named Rico. His full name is Alberto Geddis Martinez, and he was one of the biggest drug dealers in New York history.
He was 55 years old.
Alpo Martinez Killed
Alberto (Alpo) Martinez, whose cocaine-dealing empire stretched from New York to Washington, D.C., at the height of bloody drug turf wars three decades ago, was shot and killed in Harlem early Sunday, according to a high-ranking police official.
The police said a 55-year-old man was shot several times in the chest, chin, and arm while sitting in the driver’s seat of a Dodge Ram on West 147th Street near Frederick Douglass Boulevard.
Now confirmed by multiple associates that want to remain hidden. He was coming out of a club and got hit……
— OnSMASH (@OnSMASH) October 31, 2021
The police official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose the information, identified the man as Mr. Martinez, whose exploits had been immortalized in hip-hop songs and in the 2002 film “Paid in Full.”
The police responded to the scene around 3:30 a.m. after receiving 911 calls and alerts from a system that detects gunshots. The man was transported to Harlem Hospital Center and declared dead on arrival.
He was found carrying identification bearing the name Abraham Rodriguez, according to the police.
His vehicle had temporary plates from Texas, the police said. No arrests had been made as of Sunday evening.
Sammon confirmed that a man was shot “five times” while sitting in a 2017 Dodge ram vehicle. He was shot in the chest, chin, and three times in the arm.
According to Sammon, the suspect and motive are not yet known, who added of the victim, “We are working to identify him.” Asked which name was on the victim’s ID, Sammon declined to say, noting that family notifications were still being made.
He confirmed that police are investigating whether the victim was Alpo Martinez.
The Source is one of the online sites that reported that Alpo Martinez is the victim, saying it was a “drive-by.”
“Alpo was often reviled as a snitch who allegedly betrayed the street code to save himself, tarnishing his legacy in the streets,” the Source wrote.