David Ortiz was shot and hospitalized in the Dominican Republic Sunday. Former Red Sox Star David Ortiz was shot in the back at a night club in Santo Domingo Dominican Republic and was locally hospitalized according to his father Leo Ortiz.
According to Leo
“They called me to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred,” Ortiz’s father, Leo, told ESPN.
A suspect has been arrested. Big Papi's was very lucky and is out of surgery, He had to have part of his gallbladder and his colon removed . He is expected to make full recovery.
Some of his former teammates have tweeted