New England Greats Respond to Baseball Great Shot in the Back

Baseball star David Ortiz flown to Boston for treatment after being shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz: Former Boston Red Sox star shot in back in Dominican Republic

Duran declined to elaborate on what the suspect told the police, or if he was the man seen in the video pulling the trigger.

Here are the details of the second suspect being arrested.

Ortiz is now recovering from exploratory surgery in Boston, where he was flown Monday night by the Red Sox.

Ortiz was a three-time World Series champion and 10-time MLB All-Star as a member of the Red Sox before he retired in 2016.

Ortiz was shot in the back at an amusement center in Santo Domingo and was listed in stable condition in an intensive care unit after undergoing six hours of emergency surgery. The Red Sox organization is behind him, and so are many celebrities and dignitaries responding with their support and prayers. Doctors removed parts of his intestines and liver and his entire gallbladder.

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In the Dominican Republic, a person arrested has some protections, including a defense and a fair and public trial, the State Department said.

She has also asked for privacy.

Feliz Garcia was tackled by a crowd after the shooting, beaten and handed over to the police.

ESPN joins the chorus of other well-wishers hoping David Ortiz makes a speedy recovery.

Garcia suffered a cranium contusion and trauma to his thorax, left knee and right leg, according to the Dominican Republic's National Health Service.

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He was shot in the torso on Sunday evening at a nightclub in Santo Domingo, the capital of his native Dominican Republic.

The gunman is in police custody. His postseason heroics helped Boston capture its first World Series title in 86 years in 2004, when he was the Most Valuable Player of the American League Championship Series as the Red Sox overcame a 3-0 series deficit to the New York Yankees in seven games.

Francona recalled a season when Ortiz was dealing with a wrist injury, which led to a reduction in playing time.

Ortiz has been alert, has spoken to his family and "even flashed that smile", his media assistant, Leo Lopez, told ESPN. He maintains a home in Weston, on the outskirts of Boston.

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