Saturday, 24 August, 2019

Who's facing charges in the David Ortiz shooting investigation?

Man wanted in shooting of David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz also sought for PA shooting report Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase is believed to be one of the men suspected in the shooting of David Ortiz
Patty Aguilar | 14 June, 2019, 23:29

"What matters is the investigation and what he said in the interrogation". The victim, who was hit in the lower back, reportedly told authorities that Rivas-Clase threatened to have him killed days before the shooting.

Police in the Dominican Republic have detained six people in connection with the incident.

His wife, Tiffany Ortiz, said in a statement released by the Red Sox that he "is making good progress towards recovery", and he's been able to sit up and take some steps.

The Boston Globe reported Friday that Jose Eduardo Ciprian Lebron and Carlos Rafael Alvarez, both of whom now are serving jail time, are being investigated as the possible originators of the apparent operation to kill the Boston Red Sox legend.

Police have described the shooting as an attempted contract killing but haven't disclosed who ordered the hit, or why.

Luis Rivas-Clase - Rivas-Clase, 31, also known as "The Surgeon", allegedly participated in the shooting and remains at large.

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Ferreyra Cruz is also believed to be the same man wanted in a pair of armed street robberies on December 22 in Clifton, New Jersey, a detective lieutenant, Robert Bracken, with the city's police department told The Star-Ledger newspaper of Newark, New Jersey.

He returned to the Dominican Republic about a month ago, his grandmother told the paper.

But the news site Diario Libre posted a video clip that appears to show Cruz saying from lockup that the bullet wasn't meant for Ortiz, and that they were confused by his clothes, according to Diario Libre and a WBZ-TV reporter who viewed the footage.

Santo Domingo Police have arrested 6 people in what they call a "complex plot" to kill @RedSox, David Ortiz.

In new cellphone video from his holding cell, the man accused of shooting David "Big Papi" Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar late Sunday claims the Boston Red Sox icon was not his intended target.

Ortiz was shot in the torso and needed his gallbladder and part of his intestine removed. David will continue to recover in the ICU and future updates on his condition will be provided when necessary, " a statement said. "You will forever be our guardian angels".

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