MLB Player David Ortiz Shot in Dominican Republic for $8k Bounty

Officials revealed Thursday MLB player David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic over the weekend for $8,000 bounty, as the investigation continues.

David Ortiz, the beloved MLB player and Red Sox legend, was shot at a Dominican Republic bar as part of a plot that included a near $8,000 bounty, two cars, a motorcycle and at least a half-dozen men, police revealed Wednesday. However, the motive behind the attempted murder of one of the country‚Äôs national heroes remains a mystery.

The brazen ambush Sunday night at a Santo Domingo bar left Ortiz and two others wounded. Investigators believe the conspirators met in the hours before the ambush in the hopes of collecting a $7,800 bounty that was placed on the former Boston Red Sox slugger’s head.

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