David Ortiz Reportedly Shot In Domincan Republic

June 9, 2019
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ESPN is reporting that Red Sox icon David Ortiz was shot while in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz's father has reportedly confirmed the shooting to ESPN's Leo Ortiz.

The article details that he was shot in the leg and is wounded, and was being transferred to a medical center. The incident occured in at an amusement center in Santo Domingo, which is the capital city on the south eastern side of the island. Although initial reports were stating that the former Red Sox player was shot in the leg, recently Marly Riviera, reporter for ESPN, said a source at the clinic revealed that he was shot in the lower back.

We will keep you updated with any new information.