BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher David Ortiz throws out the ceremonial first pitch with his former teammates prior to Game Two of the 2018 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park on October 24, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

We’re thinking of you, Big Papi!

Sunday was a bit scary for former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz.  He had to undergo emergency surgery following a shooting in the Dominican Republic.

Oritz was shot in the back at a bar and had to be rushed to the hospital.   His father, Leo, said his son was out of danger and there wasn’t any collateral damage.

Officials say a suspect was detained at the scene and are trying to determine whether Ortiz was the intended target.

Ortiz is currently a special assistant to the Red Sox and maintains a home in the Dominican Republic.

MLB, The Red Sox, and Pedro Martinez tweeted updates.

More on the story here.