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CrimeDavid Ortiz shooting rumors are cheap gossip, attorney says as new details expected

16:07  19 june  2019
16:07  19 june  2019 Source:   wcvb.com

David Ortiz in stable condition after being shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz in stable condition after being shot in Dominican Republic The Red Sox baseball legend was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic and rushed to the hospital, according to Dominican officials and the Red Sox. He underwent surgery and is expected to recover. Meanwhile, a suspect has been detained by police.

New details are expected Wednesday in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz , as the slugger remains hospitalized in Boston in what his wife He said Ortiz has no connection to so-called illicit activities, and the rest of what's been rumored is cheap gossip . “I can say that David Ortiz is

He said it had been used to shoot David Ortiz on Sunday.Credit Erika Santelices/Agence France-Presse Six people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of the former Boston Red Sox star David He had recently returned to promote a new cigar brand and to work with a new charity

New details are expected Wednesday in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz, as the slugger remains hospitalized in Boston in what his wife calls "good" condition.

A press conference detailing some key information in the shooting attempt on his life is expected to be held in the Dominican Republic.

Ortiz's attorney Jose Martinez Hoepelman told the Boston Globe he's satisfied with what he's learned. He said Ortiz has no connection to so-called illicit activities, and the rest of what's been rumored is cheap gossip.

“I can say that David Ortiz is innocent in what happened. He has no connection to illicit activities, no relationships with people who have criminal connections, nor has he violated his family values that would bring about such an incident,” Hoepelman said.

Red Sox want to move Ortiz to Boston on team plane for further recovery

Red Sox want to move Ortiz to Boston on team plane for further recovery It was reported that Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz was hospitalized in his native Dominican Republic with a gunshot wound to his lower back . Earlier reports indicated that Ortiz was in stable condition, but that doesn't mean he's necessarily out of the woods; Ortiz has been in intensive care dealing with organ damage, including the removal of part of his intestines, colon and gallbladder. Despite that horrifying piece of news, Ortiz is still expected to recover quickly. David Ortiz is in intensive care with organ damage but is expected to quickly recover, per @Enrique_Rojas1 https://t.

Prosecutors in New Jersey said Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, who is suspected of being the gunman in the Ortiz shooting , had been indicted in SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — American prosecutors said they believe two suspects in the shooting of the retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted in

Ortiz “continues to recuperate today,” Ortiz ’s wife, Tiffany, said in a statement released through the Red Sox on Wednesday. “Yesterday and this morning, David was able to sit up as well as take some steps. His condition is guarded and he will remain in the ICU for the coming days, but he is making

An 11th suspect in the attempted killing of the former the Boston Red Sox star has been arrested, officials said Tuesday. Franklin Junior Merán is accused of renting one of the cars used in the June 9 shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo.

Ten other suspects have already been ordered to spend a year in preventive detention as the investigation continues, including the alleged shooter. Authorities said they are looking for at least three other suspects, including the man they believe paid the hit men.

The Red Sox issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of his wife, Tiffany Ortiz, who said he continues to make progress and, "We remain grateful to everyone who has helped David through this ordeal."

She added that the 10-time All-Star's road to recovery "has been bolstered by the many expressions of love" from around the world and it has "lifted his spirits tremendously."

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David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical.
When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates over the government claim that the national hero was not the intended target of the shooting that left him seriously wounded. "A lot of people don't believe it, but I go with what the national authorities say," said Luis Mercedes, 72, who watched a young Ortiz develop his skills in his league decades ago. The extraordinary twist in what police initially called a murder-for-hire plot has divided the baseball-crazed Caribbean nation of 11 million people.

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