Tag: Ortiz, David

David Ortiz Leaves Hospital After Lengthy Stay for Shooting Injuries

BOSTON — David Ortiz, the beloved former Boston Red Sox star who was shot in early June in his native Dominican Republic, was released from a hospital on Friday after an extended stay, his former team said on Saturday. Ortiz was expected to return home, where he will be under the care of full-time nurses […]

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David Ortiz Was Not Target of Shooting, Authorities Say

David Ortiz, the former Boston Red Sox slugger, was not the intended target of a shooting in the Dominican Republic that seriously injured him last week, the authorities in the country said in a news conference Wednesday. It was a stunning revelation in a wild case that has captivated many in the baseball-crazed nation, and […]

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Suspects in David Ortiz Shooting Were Paid $7,800, Authorities Say

Six people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of the former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz — including one suspected of being the gunman — the authorities in the Dominican Republic said on Wednesday. The six men, one of whom was detained immediately after the shooting on Sunday night, received 400,000 Dominican […]

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David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland

Within the first few pages of his autobiography, “Papi: My Story,” David Ortiz refers repeatedly to the dangers of gun violence in the Dominican Republic. “Once, my mother sent me to the bodega to pick up some groceries,” Ortiz wrote, with Michael Holley, in the 2017 book. “On my way there, I saw a guy […]

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David Ortiz, Retired Red Sox Slugger, Is Shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz, the retired baseball player who became one of the game’s most respected athletes while playing a key role in Boston ending its 86-year World Series drought, was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to the country’s national police. Ortiz, 43, was shot once in the back at a club in East […]

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