USA Today is reporting former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic. Steve Gardner is reporting that Ortiz was shot in the back and in stable condition. However there are conflicting reports about the shooter, Ortiz’s status and where he was shot. It has been reported by local outlets the shooter has been arrested; other outlets report that the shooter remains at large. It has also been reported that Ortiz was shot in the leg and the abdomen.
Ortiz’s father confirmed the shooting but does not know where his son is hospitalized or the extent of his injuries.
This story is developing.