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Cops: Suspect in Ortiz shooting was offered $7.8K

Cops: Suspect in Ortiz shooting was offered $7.8K

The Dominican newspaper Listin Diario, citing law enforcement officials, has reported that Garcia and the gunman allegedly plotted the shooting with other people who were in two Hyundai vehicles one street away from the Dial Bar and Lounge, where Ortiz was at the time of the attack.

Ortiz was shot in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday night.

The 43-year-old retired athlete was flown to Boston on Monday night for further treatment, arriving in an air ambulance provided by the Red Sox.

Meanwhile, Ortiz's wife said in statement that the former Red Sox star was able to sit up and take some steps as he recuperates in the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, shows the weapon that was used to shoot former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.

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Fans hold up signs showing support for former Red Sox player David Ortiz prior to the start of the game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park on June 10, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ortiz lost his gallbladder and part of his intestine after being shot.

"No person involved in this act will go unpunished", the Dominican Republic's attorney general, Jean Alain Rodriguez, said at the news conference. The suspected gunman is reportedly among the people taken into custody.

Multiple suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting, and one of the men was even attacked by a nearby crowd while trying to escape after the incident.

Garcia made an initial court appearance in Santo Domingo Tuesday night and remains in police custody.

Oliver Moises Mirabal Acosta, who was apprehended Tuesday, drove a grey Hyundai Accent before mounting the motorcycle driven by Feliz Garcia, according to the court document.