David Ortiz Shot During Robbery Attempt In Dominican Republic

Ryan Phillips

David Ortiz has reportedly been shot in the Dominican Republic. The 43-year-old former Boston Red Sox star was hit in the back and taken to the hospital.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan has confirmed the incident:

As far as we know, no one has even updated Ortiz’s family on his condition:

Ortiz was reportedly shot at an amusement center in Santo Domingo:

It turns out Ortiz was hit in the back, the bullet went through and through and he’s currently in surgery:

Another update:

Ortiz was born in Santo Domingo and played 20 seasons in the major leagues. He was a 10-time All-Star and won World Series rings in 2004, 2007 and 2013. He retired after the 2016 season.

We’ll update as we learn more.