The first reports out of the Dominican Republic said Ortiz was shot in the leg. It appears the wound is much more serious than that:

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Breaking news out of the Dominican Republic where former MLB star David “Big Papi” Ortiz was reportedly shot in the leg during a robbery attempt:

A suspect is reportedly in custody:

Video here:

Ortiz’s father confirmed the shooting:

But his status is unknown:

Editor’s note: This post and headline have been updated with new information. Also the headline has been updated to correct a typo in Ortiz’s name.