The authorities did not reveal this afternoon the motive that caused the assault on former Major League Baseball player David Ortiz, who was wounded by a shot in the back that came out through his abdomen and also wounded the communicator Jhoel López, who also shared in the Dial bar located in the Ensanche Ozama. “Well, as I said at the moment, we can not give the details, but the investigation continues and you are certain that we will give details later,” said the National Police’s general director, Ney Aldrin Bautista, who did reveal who shot the former player, in addition to the sum of money, which reached 400 thousand pesos, which would have been paid to the organizer for the attack. In a joint press conference, headed by the Attorney General of the Republic, Jean Alain Rodríguez, Bautista Almonte identified the person who shot as Rolfi Ferreira Cruz (Sandy), 25, who was arrested on Tuesday along with three other people . “Detainee Rolfi Ferreira admitted that he was the person who fired at former baseball player David Ortiz,” he said. The others involved in the incident are Joel Rodríguez de la Cruz (a) Squidward; Porfirio Ayendi Dechamps Vásquez, aka Nene; Reynaldo Rodríguez Valenzuela and Oliver Moisés, all captured on Tuesday. In addition to these, the day of the event was also captured Eddy Vladimir Feliz García (El Nata), identified as the driver of the motorcycle where the gunman was traveling.
The investigators indicated that the weapon used in the fact was a pistol mark HI-POWER, which after committing the act was taken to the detainee Oliver Moisés, who later handed it over to Porfirio Ayendi, the latter buried it in the back yard of his house. They specified that the investigations locate Oliver Moisés, who on the night when the incident was committed, was riding in a silver-colored Hyundai car, owned by his wife, while Porfirio Ayendi was traveling in a Hyundai Sonata with his partner, nicknamed The Venezuelan. Due to the fact, the location and captured of Porfirio Allende Deschamps Capriel is activated, whom they only identify as the Surgeon and / or La Paca; as well as La Venezolana and / or Pelirrubia, Marcos Díaz and other people identified as Alexander.
Background. David Ortiz was shot at a club on Sunday in his native Dominican Republic and underwent emergency surgery. He was stabilized and then flown to Boston with police escort, to the Massachusetts General Hospital. Authorities said Ortiz, 43, was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at around 8:50 p.m. Local time on Sunday at the Dial Bar and Lounge. Police have two people in custody, the alleged shooter and the alleged motorcycle driver, a source close to the investigation told ESPN Deportes. But officially, the police have recognized the arrest of a single suspect. According to the director of the Dominican National Police, Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, the driver of the motorcycle was identified as Eddy Feliz García, 25, who was captured and beaten by a crowd of people at the bar.