Boston Legendary Athletes React To David Ortiz Being Shot

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David Ortiz. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston athletes are sending their support to Red Sox legend David Ortiz, who was shot in the back Sunday night while he was in the Dominican Republic.

The incident was captured on graphic surveillance video from the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo.

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Graphic Video Reportedly Captures Moment David Ortiz Shot

Ortiz’s former teammates, as well as other Boston sports legends, have sent out their well-wishes to the former designated hitter and first baseman on social media.

Former Red Sox Pitcher Pedro Martinez

Former Red Sox player and current pitcher for the Chicago Cubs Jon Lester

Former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi

Former Boston Celtics center Bill Russell

Red Sox manager Alex Cora

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

Former Red Sox third baseman and the 2007 World Series MVP Mike Lowell

Other big names tweeted out their support for Big Papi, including Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, former President Barack Obama and author Stephen King.

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