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An Update On David 'Big Papi' Ortiz Following Shooting10:34
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Leo Ortiz, center, father of David Ortiz, talks with journalists at the hospital where his son was hospitalized after being shot. (Ricardo Hernandez/AP)
Leo Ortiz, center, father of David Ortiz, talks with journalists at the hospital where his son was hospitalized after being shot. (Ricardo Hernandez/AP)
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We discuss the latest concerning retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who is suffering organ damage after being shot last night while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic.

Ortiz has been hospitalized in Santo Domingo since the shooting. He's gone through surgery and is expected to return to Boston for further treatment once he's stable enough to travel.

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Shira Springer, WBUR sports and society reporter. She tweets @shiraspringer.

This segment aired on June 10, 2019.

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