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Crime2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz

15:25  12 june  2019
15:25  12 june  2019 Source:   wcvb.com

Report: Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting, motive still unclear

Report: Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting, motive still unclear Report: Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting, motive still unclear

Ortiz returned to Boston for medical care after being shot in a bar Sunday, June 9, 2019, in his native Dominican Republic. less. A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic says a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former

David Ortiz was shot in the back on Sunday night in the Dominican Republic. The Boston Red Sox legend was rushed to the hospital. Jeff Passan is now reporting an arrest has been made in the shooting .

2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz© Michael Dwyer Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz tips his cap to the crowd during ceremonies before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz, according to ABC News.

The person is not suspected to be the person who shot Ortiz, and police are searching for a third person, ABC reported.

Ortiz was shot Sunday in the Dominican Republic and is now recovering from exploratory surgery in Boston, where he was flown Monday night.

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Ortiz 's wife, Tiffany, said the former Boston Red Sox slugger is "stable, awake and resting comfortably" in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston An earlier update from the AP on Tuesday revealed police in the Dominican Republic said the gunman who shot Ortiz on Sunday has not been arrested .

David Ortiz ’s father, Leo Ortiz , said that David is currently resting after surgery and that no organs were affected by the bullet. Garcia might have also known that by shooting Ortiz —one of the Dominican Republic’s most beloved persons—in a crowded bar, he probably would not be able to

Another suspect connected to the shooting faces multiple charges in the Dominican Republic, including attempted homicide.

Eddy Feliz Garcia, 25, is accused of being the driver of the motorcycle on which the shooter arrived. His lawyer, Bunel Ramirez Meran, said that there is no legal distinction between being the perpetrator of the crime or an accomplice to that crime in the Dominican Republic.

Garcia is also facing charges of attempted homicide and intentionally causing injury through use of an illegal firearm, according to official charging papers obtained by ABC News. He has been remanded into custody for a year while legal proceedings are underway.

Meran told reporters that Garcia did not shoot at Ortiz and that the defense has declared Garcia's innocence.

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — David Ortiz was recovering from exploratory surgery in Boston on Tuesday as investigators in his native Dominican Republic tried to figure out who shot the former Red Sox slugger on Sunday, and why.

An arrest has been made after David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz , as of Monday afternoon, was being being transported to a medical facility in Boston for further treatment. Ortiz was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo when two people rode up on a motorcycle, approached

Frank Félix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican Republic National Police, told ABC News that Garcia confessed to his participation in the shooting.

Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, said in a statement earlier Tuesday that Ortix is "stable, awake and resting comfortably" in the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is expected to remain there several days.

Dominican doctors removed Ortiz's gallbladder and part of his intestine.

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David Ortiz shooting suspect charged with drug possession.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The man authorities say shot former baseball star David Ortiz was charged Thursday with drug and firearm possession in New Jersey. Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz was indicted on cocaine and heroin possession charges and also a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Newark announced. Ferreira-Cruz, 25, who was arrested last week, is among at least 11 people that have been arrested in the shooting so far. Thursday's charges are unrelated to the shooting. Dominican authorities list his name as Rolfy Ferreyra. They say he has confessed to the shooting.

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