06-09-2019, 10:27 PMTrue Conservative
Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (CNN)Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, spokesman for the Dominican National Police.
Durán Mejia confirmed to CNN that Ortiz was shot in the back in "an incident that took place at Dial Discotheque in Santo Domingo."
Ortiz's condition is unknown.
Ortiz was born in Santo Domingo and made his Major League Baseball debut in 1997, according to MLB's website.
06-10-2019, 12:23 PMTrue Conservative
Doctors who treated retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after he was shot Sunday night in Santo Domingo had to remove part of his intestines, colon, gall bladder, and liver, according to published reports.
The outlet Diaro Libre, citing a representative for Ortiz, provided the details on the life-saving measures taken by doctors at the Abel Gonzalez clinic.
06-10-2019, 03:36 PMTrue Conservative
Police in the Dominican Republic believe former Boston Red Sox star David 'Big Papi' Ortiz was shot by two cops hired by a Dominican Republic drug lord who believed the baseball player was having an affair with his wife, DailyMail.com has learned.
Three law enforcement sources confirmed the motive on Monday as Ortiz, 43, recovered in the hospital.
The drug lord has not been named
06-11-2019, 05:46 AMTrue Conservative
Fox 13, Tampa reported that the Red Sox had Ortiz flown back to Boston by air ambulance to continue his recovery there.