David Ortiz: Police say He was not the intended Target of Shooting

Authorities in the Dominican Republican said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the suspect who shot him June 9th at a bar in his hometown of Santo Domingo.

Rather, the gunman was supposed to shoot Sixto David Fernandez, who was dressed similarly to Ortiz and was sitting at his table. A man named Victor Hugo Gomez, who is a wanted criminal in America, is the alleged man behind the shooting. Gomez thought Fernandez had ratted him out and was out for revenge, according to authorities.

This new information was revealed during a press conference on Wednesday. A total of 10 suspects have been arrested for ties to the shooting, including the alleged triggerman Rolfi Ferreira Cruz. (Yahoo Sports)

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