Ferreira-Cruz is also now facing three criminal counts in his home state for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine; possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine; and weapons possession, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
The charges carry penalties of up to 40 years behind bars.
The shooting last week of retired Boston Red Sox slugger Ortiz, known as "Big Papi," occurred at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo, and involved 11 suspects.
Prosecutors say the shooting of Ortiz was a case of mistaken identity and that the bullet was meant for Sixto David Fernández in what authorities have described as a murder-for-hire plot. Fernandez, a friend of Ortiz's who frequents the bar, was sharing a table with the slugger at the time.
Jonathan Dienst is a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York, leading its investigative reporting team and covering justice and law enforcement issues.