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Baseball star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic

David Ortiz
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (CNN)Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, spokesman for the Dominican National Police.

Durán Mejia confirmed to CNN that Ortiz was shot in the back in "an incident that took place at Dial Discotheque in Santo Domingo."
Ortiz's condition is unknown.
Ortiz was born in Santo Domingo and made his Major League Baseball debut in 1997, according to MLB's website.
He played 20 seasons before retiring in 2016, MLB states. His first six seasons he played with the Minnesota Twins, and he played the remainder of his career with Boston Red Sox.