Baseball star David Ortiz has been shot in the back in a bar in his native Dominican Republic. Local media say he was shot and wounded in Dial’s disco, in the capital Santo Domingo. It was initially reported that he was hit in the leg, but later sources said he was shot in the back and the bullet exited through his stomach. Footage on Twitter appeared to show the alleged shooter being apprehended and beaten by locals. Ortiz was taken to the Comprehensive Medical Center. A TV presenter named Jhoel Lopez was also wounded with the gunman arrested in the same place. After an operation Ortiz’s father told media that the bullet missed vital organs and he is recovering well.