Tag: Ortiz, David

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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