Baseball Star David Ortiz Back in Boston After Attack in the Dominican Republic

Nicole Rojas
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:00

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was flown to Boston, Massachusetts on June 10, a day after he was shot and seriously injured in his native Dominican Republic. Ortiz, better known in Boston as “Big Papi,” was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in East Santo Domingo on June 9 when he was shot by a gunman at close range, authorities said. The bullet entered Ortiz’s back and exited through his abdomen. The 43-year-old underwent six hours of surgery at...

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