The court postpones the trial of those accused of attacking David Ortiz
Santo Domingo, RD.
The preliminary trial against a group of thirteen people accused of trying to murder ex-Dominican Major League Baseball player David Ortiz, nicknamed “Big Baby”, has been postponed Friday until March 26 by a court ruling to rule the case.
The Second Investigative Court in Santo Domingo issued a decision to suspend today’s hearing due to the absence of two of the accused, who were not transferred to the capital from the centers where they are being held.
In addition, attorney Bonnell Ramirez Miran, the legal representative of two of the defendants, told the press that members of the plaintiff “were not properly notified.”
The lawyer said, “The Public Prosecution will face serious difficulties in proving the accusation,” which is limited to “many files.”
The attack on “ Big Papi ” took place in June 2019, when Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in Santo Domingo Este while talking to a group of friends, the caller was also Joel Lopez and Sixto David. Fernandez wounded.
The authorities who investigated the incident confirmed that it was a mistake, because the perpetrators of the attempted murder believed that he was another man.
After recovering at the Boston Hospital where he moved after receiving care in the Dominican Republic, Ortiz ordered a private investigation that, according to the former player, also concluded that it was a confusion.
The accused included the alleged mastermind of the attack Victor Hugo Gómez Vásquez or Jes خs Manuel Ortiz, Junior Julio Cesar La Huise Vargas (Yaío or El Lindo), Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Motta, Carlos Rafael Alvarez Perez (Carlos Eduardo), Jose. (Chuky), Gabriel Alexander Pérez Vizcaino (Bone or Johan) and Franklin Junio Merán (Rubirosa).
Additionally, Oliver Moises Mirabal (El Papi), Joel Rodriguez de la Cruz (Squidward), Reinaldo Rodriguez Valenzuela (El Chino), Eddie Vladimir Velez Garcia (Vladi or El Nata), Porfirio Allende Deschamps Vasquez (Ferre) (Sandy O Brian) accused of shooting the former player.