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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.

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 Per the report , there is no indication that the suspect is the shooter , and police have yet to release a motive .

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.

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.

Here’s what we know about the suspects charged in connection with the shooting of David Ortiz

Here’s what we know about the suspects charged in connection with the shooting of David Ortiz At least two suspects are currently in custody in connection with the shooting of retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz Sunday night in his native Santo Domingo. Here’s what we know about the alleged assailants. 1] Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia — The 23-year-old Garcia stands accused of driving the gunman to the night spot where Ortiz was shot in the back. The beloved former slugger is currently recovering at Mass. General. Garcia made an initial court appearance in Santo Domingo Tuesday night and remains in police custody.

Arrest made in David Ortiz shooting , second suspect still at large. An arrest has been made after David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican 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 attacker’s motives remain unclear . Police have not yet ruled out terrorism, but media reports suggest that “there is no indication” of an extremist link. The attacker was subdued by passers-by and shot dead by police at the scene. Think your friends would be interested?

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.

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.

One of the suspects arrested Wednesday, Oliver Moises Mirabal Acosta, was sentenced to five years in prison for a drug-trafficking charge in May 2017, the Dominican newspaper Diario Libre reported . Read more: Two arrests made in David Ortiz shooting as former Red Sox star recovers from surgery.

Why was David Ortiz shot ? The answer might soon become known. Initially described as a robbery gone wrong, the June 9 shooting of the retired Boston Red Sox slugger in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic appears to be the culmination of an Second suspect in David Ortiz shooting arrested .

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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