Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz, the legendary former Boston Red Sox slugger, has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic’s capital, in what some studies say was an tried theft.

Dominican-American Ortiz, nicknamed Big Papi, was shot in the again throughout an “incident” at a membership in Santo Domingo, in response to studies citing the native police spokesperson. Other sources point out Ortiz was shot in the leg. He has been taken to hospital, although his actual situation stays unknown.

Ortiz retired from Major League Baseball in 2016 after enjoying 20 seasons. Having began with Minnesota Twins, he discovered fame after signing with the Red Sox in 2003. With 485 house runs, 1,569 runs batted in and a couple of,192 hits, Ortiz is taken into account among the finest hitters in baseball historical past.