David Ortiz expected to make full recovery after being shot

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By WEEI 93.7
As was first reported by Dominican Republic television station CDN, former Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot Sunday night in Santo Domingo and was taken to a nearby hospital. Reports out of the Dominican state Ortiz was shot in the lower back. The incident was originally thought to be a burglary attempt, but later would be classified by police as a calculated attack. Ortiz is reportedly in stable conditiion with his father passing along that a full recovery is expected.

The latest on David Ortiz. pic.twitter.com/kT7nASyIb8

— Mut & Callahan (@MutCallahan) June 10, 2019

From the @RedSox. pic.twitter.com/6MUDafnczM

— Ian Browne (@IanMBrowne) June 10, 2019

This tweet translated: The emergency doctor says that David Ortiz said "Please Don't let me die, I'm a good man." Shot between the left side of the lower back and came out through the abdomen https://t.co/jccZB8Pq8b

— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) June 10, 2019

Chief of police tells reporter on scene that David Ortiz is in stable condition. https://t.co/rgwOJHA8av

— John Tomase (@jtomase) June 10, 2019

Translated tweet: 'David Ortiz's father says David is resting, there were no affected organs and total recovery is expected.' https://t.co/skAPUJzk0K

— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) June 10, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: According @CDN37 David Ortiz has suffered a shot wound on an apparent attempted robbery at Dial Bar on Santo Domingo Este, he has being transferred to a hospital and his condition is unknown.#ZDigital #ZDeportes @z101digital @ZDeportes

— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) June 10, 2019

Police in the Dominican Republic are saying the gunshot wound suffered by David Ortiz was not from an attempted robbery, as initially speculated. Alleged video of the incident shows a man walking up to a bar, aiming almost point blank and firing a gun. https://t.co/lFSmXaylum

— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) June 10, 2019

Eddy Feliz Garcia, el que disparo a David Ortiz, segun policia nacional. pic.twitter.com/OC4crKy09P

— Dionisio Soldevila (@dSoldevila) June 10, 2019

.@Enrique_Rojas1 spoke to David Ortiz's father after learning that he was shot in a burglary attempt in the DR: "They called me to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred."

— Marly Rivera (@MarlyRiveraESPN) June 10, 2019

La herida de @davidortiz fue en una pierna y uno de los responsable fue detenido. El ex pelotero fue sacado del lugar en una unidad del @Sistema911_RD pic.twitter.com/lwM8GDbTto

— CDN 37 (@CDN37) June 10, 2019

Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz's father, said to @ESPNDeportes that David was shot and wounded at an amusement center in Santo Domingo.

— Marly Rivera (@MarlyRiveraESPN) June 10, 2019

Anxiously waiting for more news. In the meantime, only prayers for @davidortiz, Tiffany and their family. https://t.co/IlE2v4g38t

— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) June 10, 2019

I’m at peace knowing you out of danger; you a strong man Compai, can’t wait to hear your voice. My thoughts and prayers are with you, see you soon.Me siento tranquilo de saber que estás fuera de peligro, usted es fuerte Compai, ya quiero oírle la voz. Orando, nos vemos pronto pic.twitter.com/jdSnNsM7eI

— Pedro Martinez (@45PedroMartinez) June 10, 2019

We will update as information becomes available ...