Authorities have six people in custody, and one remained at large Wednesday, Bautista Almonte said.
According to eye witnesses, a lone shooter jumped off his motorcycle, walked-up to Ortiz, and opened fire "without saying a word".
The 25-year-old is from Reading, Pennsylvania and is wanted in New Jersey on several charges, including armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearms and first-degree aggravated assault, according to a release issued by Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Mark P. Centurione.
The plan for the apparent attempted assassination of David Ortiz might have been birthed from behind bars.
Lebron, who's in the midst of a two-year prison stint on murder charges from a separate case, is being investigated as the scheme's planner, per the Globe.
Charges were not filed in court today however, a spokesperson told Pozo that likely charges will include, accomplice to attempted murder and attempted murder. "I was confused." Cruz claims "they only told me the color of his clothes", appearing to indicate he didn't realize it was Ortiz when he fired the shot. But prosecutors say witness statements and video footage place Garcia with the other suspects the day before the shooting and shortly before the attack on Sunday.
Polfirio Allende Dechamps Vasquez - Authorities say Vasquez was also in one of the cars near the Dial and later took the gun from Acosta before burying it on his property.
He has a violent criminal past in the Dominican Republic.
Luis Rivas-Clase, 31, is charged in an April 2018 shooting in Reading.
Ortiz is one of the most beloved figures in sports history in the Dominican Republic and Boston, a fearsome power hitter with a ready smile.
Law enforcement officials in Berks County provided a mugshot of Rivas-Clase that closely resembles the image provided by Dominican authorities, who identified the suspect in the Ortiz shooting by the same name, only without the hyphen.
Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase is seen here in this undated file photo.