Two suspects arrested for the shooting of David Ortiz

Victor Hugo Gomez, a convicted drug trafficker, is suspected of having planned the attack which allegedly was supposed to be on his own cousin.
1:43 | 06/29/19

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red sox star David Ortiz. Police saying the mastermind of the attack is in custody. The search still on for another suspect known as "The surgeon." ABC's erielle reshef with the latest. Reporter: Tonight, these two former fugitives under arrest, accused in the shooting of Boston red sox legend David Victor Hugo Gomez, a convicted drug trafficker, suspected to be one of the masterminds of the brutal June 9th attack, allegedly ordering a lethal hit on his own cousin. But the gunman mistakenly firing at Ortiz, a bullet piercing his back, critically wounding the 43-year-old slugger. Won't you please join us as we offer a moment of reflection. Reporter: With authorities on his trail, Gomez recording this video saying he fears for his life. His family now claiming he's the subject of a set-up. The have used him as a scapegoat to protect someone that is very high up politically. Reporter: The second suspect, Alberto Rodriguez Mota, picked up at sea by the Dominican Navy as officials say he attempted to cross into Puerto Rico to evade Dominican justice. Authorities say that he is the man seen here in surveillance video standing calmly after Ortiz goes down, grabbing his beer, hardly flinching as others take off running. Reporter: Tonight, officials still on the hunt for a third suspect dubbed "The surgeon." That third suspect is wanted here in the U.S. Dominican officials have requested assistance from U.S. Federal authorities in tracking him down. Tonight we know Ortiz is still in the hospital in good condition. His wife says he's on the road to recovery. Certainly encouraging news. In Alabama a pregnant woman

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