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The string of bad press out of the Dominican Republic continues. Retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz aka Big Papi has reportedly been shot in his hometown on Santo Domingo.

Details are sketchy but he has been hospitalized and was taken to surgery after being shot in the back.

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Early word is he was the victim of a robbery or burglary attempt, and the would-be thief has been apprehended (see below).

Prayers up for Big Papi.

This story is developing. 

Big Papi David Ortiz Shot In Dominican Republic  was originally published on hiphopwired.com

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