At least 13 people have been named as suspects in the shooting.
He continues to recover at Massachusetts General Hospital.
"We remain grateful to everyone who has helped David through this ordeal, both in the Dominican Republic and here in Boston. Your support has lifted his spirits tremendously during this challenging time". They are still looking for two other men, including the one who allegedly paid the hitmen.
Massive haul of cocaine worth $1 billion seized at Philadelphia port
The 1,185 pounds of cocaine seized in Philadelphia were valued at $38 million, a CBP spokesperson told NBC 10 Philadelphia . It is unclear whether the drugs seized on Tuesday were intended for the USA or Europe, where the ship was ultimately bound.
The man whom authorities maintain was the middle man between the mastermind and the hitmen, Gabriel Alexander Perez Vizcaino, 24, was charged Monday with helping to plot the attack. Authorities said he used the phone to plan the attack, but he claimed he sold it because it wasn't working properly.
Police in the Dominican Republic have made an eleventh arrest in relation to an alleged murder-for-hire plot stemming from the recent non-fatal shooting of Major League Baseball legend David Ortiz.
Ortiz's attorney, Jose Martinez Hoepelman, told the AP that he trusts the authorities. The investigation has been fluid, but prosecutors held a press conference on Wednesday, sharing more information on the case.
Photos provided by the Dominican Republic National Police onJune 12, 2019, show the suspects detained in connection with the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He also revealed that it was Ortiz's friend who was the intended target, and who was sitting at the same table as the athlete during the shooting. In the footage, Ortiz appears to grab his stomach before collapsing. Perez is accused of giving the hitmen the picture mere moments before they approached Ortiz and shot him. On Tuesday, his wife, Tiffany, revealed that although Ortiz remains in intensive care, his condition has been upgraded to "good". "You will forever be our guardian angels".