David Ortiz in Hospital with Gunshot Wound?

shepard50

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This is unreal. Twitter rumours saying attempted robbery.

Please spare us Ortiz. We need him.
 

Boston Brawler

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Basically it says he was shot at a bar. The situation is not clear how. And he was taken to a local health facility.
 

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BREAKING: David Ortiz is stable but B+ blood is URGENTLY needed at “CEDIMAT” so if you’re in the Dominican Republic PLEASE HELP OUT!
I don't know about that one, it's a Red Sox fan page that I wouldn't think usually breaks news, no source provided, unless they were listening to a police scanner somehow I don't see how they would get something like that for real.
 

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If blood is urgently needed, the patient is not stable. Something doesn't jive with this.
In many hospitals in the Dominican you need to bring your own blood (or a donor) with you when you’re scheduled for surgery or even for ER visits so this isn’t totally abnormal.
 

Hank Scorpio

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If blood is urgently needed, the patient is not stable. Something doesn't jive with this.
Maybe it was something like "Ortiz is stable, but our facility really needs blood donors, specifically B+"

God, I hope he's okay.