New developments in attempted murder of David Ortiz

The Dominican Republic's attorney general stating that the baseball legend, David Ortiz, was not the target, but actually the real target was Ortiz's friend who was sitting at the same table.
2:22 | 06/20/19

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And the headline involving the shooting of David Ortiz. Just moments ago, the attorney general in the Dominican Republic revealing that Ortiz was not the intended target. A bullet going through him and hitting someone else. Tonight, was this a case of mistaken identity? Victor Oquendo leading us off. Reporter: Tonight, new developments in the shooting of David Ortiz. The Dominican Republic attorney general revealing they believe the real target was Ortiz's friend. Suspects arrested include Cruz, who police say pulled the trigger. Authorities say this surveillance video shows the suspects riding a motorcycle to the scene. The hitman fires into Ortiz's back, and he falls to the floor. Some of the suspects also face criminal charges in unrelated cases in the U.S. This, as we learn the ten-time all-star is still in intensive care in a Massachusetts hospital. His wife saying he's been upgraded to good condition. And thanking fans, writing your support has lifted him tremendously. Victor, prosecutors say this was a case of mistaken identity, and the hitmen were going off of a photo? Reporter: That's right. Prosecutors say the alleged assassin was basing his target off of a photo with very poor that he hit Ortiz by mistake. David? Victor, thank you. Back here at home, and authorities are on the scene of a deadly highway inferno in Wisconsin.

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