David Ortiz shooting suspect killed in Dominican Republic: reports

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A suspect in the David Ortiz shooting from 2019 was reportedly shot and killed in the Dominican Republic over the weekend.

Luis Alfredo Rivas-Clase, one of the handful of suspects linked to the shooting of the Boston Red Sox legend in the Dominican Republic, died after a car chase and a shootout, Listin Diario reported. Rivas-Clase was gunned down outside of a shopping center. The suspects in the shooting have not been identified.

Luis Alfredo Rivas-Clase was one of the last suspects at large in the case.
(Dominican National Police)

David Ortiz was shot in 2019 while visiting the Dominican Republic.
(Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Doctors in Boston have performed two other surgeries to deal with complications from the wound. Police said a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the murder of a man who was sitting with Ortiz at the time of the shooting.

Authorities said they arrested 11 others in the shooting case.

He was released from the hospital more than a month after the shooting.

Ortiz spent more than a month in the hospital.
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Ortiz spent 14 years with the Red Sox and is one of the most popular players in the team’s history. He was a key player on three World Series-winning teams in 2004, 2007 and 2013. A 10-time All-Star, Ortiz finished his big league career with 541 home runs and 1,768 RBIs.

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