David Ortiz: His HEARTBREAKING plea to a doctor after being shot in Dominican Republic

Ortiz is said to be in a stable condition after being caught up in a shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo.

The Boston Red Sox legend was reportedly shot in the back, with the bullet exiting through his stomach.

He was immediately rushed to hospital and is said to have made a heartfelt plea to the doctors.

“Please don’t let me die,” he said, via Dionisio Soldevila.

“I’m a good man.”

Ortiz underwent surgery immediately upon reaching the hospital.

And one of the doctors later addressed the media to state the surgery went well and that Ortiz’ life was no longer in any danger.

Local reports state Ortiz was wounded by a man, who is in custody, “Dial” club in the eastern part of the Dominican capital.

The 43-year-old was being treated at the Dr. Abel González clinic.

Ortiz hit 541 homers in 20 major league seasons, including 14 with the Red Sox.

He helped lead Boston to three World Series titles and retired after the 2016 season.

He was a 10-time All-Star and two-time World Series MVP, in 2004 and 2013.

source: express.co.uk