Red Sox legend David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic

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FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz waves to fans as he is honored before the Red Sox’s baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston. Rather than a World Series coronation, David Ortiz got an early exit. His illustrious career came to a […]

(WRIC) — Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz was reportedly shot in the Dominican Republic.

Ortiz, 43, is reportedly hospitalized, according to ESPN

The website reports the former All-Star slugger was shot in the lower back and that the bullet went through and came out his stomach.

Earlier reports indicated he was shot in the leg. 

The website reports the retired baseball player is in stable condition. 

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