David Ortiz Shot, Hospitalized In The Dominican Republic

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Big Papi was wounded in a burglary attempt in DR.

UPDATE (6/10/19 at 7:45am)– ESPN’s Marly Rivera is reporting this morning that David Ortiz is “in intensive care but considered stable after being wounded by a bullet last night.”


Breaking news out of the Dominican Republic that Red Sox legend, David “Big Papi” Ortiz, was shot, wounded and hospitalized in DR.

While reports are still coming in about the incident, ESPN’s Marly Rivera has reported that Ortiz was shot in the back and is in surgery.

Marly Rivera on Twitter

I just spoke to @dSoldevila who is at the clinic where David Ortiz is currently being treated. Dionisio said me that the attending doctor told him that David was shot in the lower back and the bullet went through and through; he’s currently in surgery.

As more is learned about the Santo Domingo native, we’ll keep you updated.


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