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

07:35  12 june  2019
07:35  12 june  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Report: Police believe drug lord ordered hit on David Ortiz over suspected affair

Report: Police believe drug lord ordered hit on David Ortiz over suspected affair Police in the Dominican Republic are reportedly looking into the possibility that the man who shot David Ortiz on Sunday night was hired to kill the former MLB star. Three law enforcement sources told the Daily Mail that investigators believe two police officers were hired by a drug lord to kill Ortiz because the drug lord believed Ortiz was having an affair with his wife. Police in Ortiz’s hometown of Santo Domingo would neither confirm nor deny the suspected motive. “So far the case is under investigation.

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 Ortiz was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo when two people rode up on a motorcycle, approached and shot the former Red Sox All-Star in the

David Ortiz was not planning on going out Sunday night in the Dominican Republic. The motive for the attack remained unclear and was still under investigation, the authorities said, but An angry mob beat the driver after the motorcycle sputtered. A second suspect has not been identified or arrested .

Report: Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting, motive still unclear© Provided by Oath Inc. A second person was arrested in the investigation into the shooting of David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday night. ( Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images) A second suspect has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, a spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office told the Associated Press via WhatsApp on Tuesday night.

The spokeswoman did not provide further details other than the fact that an arrest had been made. Per the report, there is no indication that the suspect is the shooter, and police have yet to release a motive.

Man wanted in shooting of David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz also sought for PA shooting: report

Man wanted in shooting of David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz also sought for PA shooting: report A man linked to the shooting of Boston Red Sox star David “Big Papi” Ortiz is also a suspect in a Pennsylvania shooting, according to a report. Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase, aka “the Surgeon,” was identified Wednesday as one of the seven people responsible for the bungled hit on the future hall of famer in the Dominican Republic Sunday. Clase, 31, of Reading, Pa, is still being sought. NBC 10 reported that Clase was charged with conspiracy to commit homicide for a shooting in Reading in April 2018. His victim was shot in the lower back but survived.

A second suspect was also arrested in connection with the crime, police said, but it was unclear to what extent this individual had been involved. The shooting placed Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with some 350,000 residents, under a lockdown as police hunted for Tanis, whose image

The suspect was arrested at a house in Utrecht's Oudenoord Street. Following the arrest , the Dutch National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and "There are still many questions and rumors," Prime Minister Mark Rutte said after the arrest in The Hague. "It is still not clear what the motives were.

Ortiz was shot in the back a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Sunday night. He is currently recovering and “resting comfortably” in a Boston hospital, and took his first steps since his surgeries on Tuesday afternoon. The 43-year-old initially underwent emergency surgery in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night, and had his gallbladder, part of his intestines and colon removed in a second surgery in Boston on Monday.

The first suspect, 25-year-old Eddy Feliz Garcia, has been charged with “attempted homicide,” “criminal association” and "intentionally causing injury through use of an illegal firearm" in connection with the shooting, his attorney told ABC News on Tuesday night. Garcia allegedly confessed to “playing a role in the shooting,” per the report, and attempted to flee the bar after the shooting but was stopped and attacked by bystanders before he was arrested. Garcia insisted he did not actually shoot Ortiz, and his attorney maintained his innocence.

David Ortiz shooting: One woman and eight men are charged as accomplices

David Ortiz shooting: One woman and eight men are charged as accomplices Prosecutors charged eight men and one woman as accomplices to the attempted murder of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in a brazen attack at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic. The nine suspects were charged in the shooting of Ortiz and television host Jhoel Lopez in Santo Domingo, the local prosecutor's office said. They all appeared in court Thursday in the city. A 10th suspect remains on the run. The relationship between the suspects is unclear.

Ortiz , a 43-year-old retired player still beloved in Boston for his role on three World Series-winning A second person, his friend television host Jhoel López, was also wounded in the incident, police said Police are still searching for the other suspect who fled on foot. Féliz García had been arrested in

David Ortiz , the former Boston Red Sox slugger who was shot in a nightclub on Sunday, is recovering and stable after undergoing a second surgery in Tiffany Ortiz in her statement asked for privacy as her husband "works towards recovery" but thanked "everyone for the outpouring of support and love

Ortiz played in the MLB for 20 seasons, and helped lead the Red Sox to three World Series titles in 2004, 2007 and 2013. The 10-time All-Star retired after the 2016 season.

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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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