Police Investigate Hired Hit That Hospitalized Former Boston Red Sox David Ortiz
Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic now say he was the target of an $8,000 hit.
They say the gunman who shot Ortiz at a nightclub Sunday night is now in custody, along with several other suspects.
Police described the shooting as a sophisticated hit job carried out for money.
They say the hit involved multiple vehicles and an unknown number of suspects.
After two surgeries, Ortiz continues to recuperate at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Officials are still investigating the shooting, looking for who ordered the hit and what their motive was.
At least four suspects remain at large.