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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 09: David Ortiz looks on before the Red Sox home opening game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 09, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Update:

Police have arrested 23 year old Eddy Feliz Garcia who was beaten by the bar’s patrons and taken to a local hospital.

Big Papi’s assistant told ESPN Ortiz sustained damage to his liver and intestines and had to have his gallbladder removed.

 

Former Boston Redsox slugger Big Papi, David Ortiz was shot Sunday at a bar in the Dominican Republic.  Police have arrested 23 year old Eddy Feliz Garcia who was beaten by the bar’s patrons and taken to a local hospital.  Big Papi is in stable condition and is being flown to a hospital in Boston.

Sources in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a local drug kingpin who thought Ortiz was having an affair with his wife.