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SportDavid Ortiz shooting brings well-wishes, support from players

07:40  10 june  2019
07:40  10 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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As news spread that former Red Sox star David Ortiz had been shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night, the baseball world turned to social media to support the player affectionately known as "Big Papi." Here's a sampling of some of the well - wishes posted to Twitter for Ortiz on Sunday night.

As news spread that former Red Sox star David Ortiz had been shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night, the baseball world turned to social media to support the player affectionately known as "Big Papi." Here's a sampling of some of the well - wishes posted to Twitter for Ortiz on Sunday night.

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As news spread that former Red Sox star David Ortiz had been shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night, the baseball world turned to social media to support the player affectionately known as "Big Papi."

According to CNN, Ortiz was shot in the back "by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz directly."

The local chief of police told Dionisio Soldevila, a reporter from the Dominican Republic, that Ortiz was in stable condition. Ortiz was taken into surgery and told doctors "please don’t let me die. I’m a good man," according to Soldevila.

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David Ortiz shooting : Alleged triggerman indicted on drug charges in New Jersey. The charges came the day after the lead prosecutor in the shooting case in the Dominican Republic announced that Ortiz was not the intended target David Ortiz shooting brings well - wishes , support from players .

Former President Barack Obama on Monday wished former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz a swift recovery, a day after a shooting that The former president was one of many to wish Ortiz well , with a number of fans and former teammates expressing support following news of his hospitalization.

Ortiz, who retired in 2016, was born in Santo Domingo, where the incident took place. The 10-time All-Star won three World Series and spent fourteen of his 20 MLB seasons with Boston. His friendly demeanor made him extremely popular with fans, players and coaches from other teams. Here's a sampling of some of the well-wishes posted to Twitter for Ortiz on Sunday night.

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