Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota has been identified as the man behind the hit on former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, who was shot in the back outside of a bar in the Dominican Republic.
So, Mota is the man who is allegedly the mastermind of paying the little under $8,000 bounty and is currently a fugitive from justice, according to the Associated Press.
UPDATE: investigators in #DominicanRepublic say the mastermind behind the plot to kill #DavidOrtiz is Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota. Police say he paid Rolfi Ferreras Cruz to shoot #Ortiz on June 9, 2019. And he is currently a fugitive of the law.— Susan Tran (@susantran) June 18, 2019
Dominican prosecutors reportedly ID man who funded David Ortiz hit— Kit (@quxluper) June 18, 2019
Alleged mastermind: Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota is still at large.
Photo: gun used in shooting.https://t.co/ZhGAUU6hpz pic.twitter.com/NcfTINAgmz
“The announcement was made as a judge held a hearing closed to the public for another suspect nicknamed “Bone.” Officials did not release details, but according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press, the man, whose real name is Gabriel Alexánder Pérez Vizcaíno, is accused of being the liaison between the alleged hit men and the person who paid them.