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ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 22: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox reaches second base safely for a lead-off double as Logan Forsythe of the Tampa Bay Rays tries to make the tag during their game at Tropicana Field on August 22, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Joseph Garnett Jr. /Getty Images)

David Ortiz is recovering in a Dominican Republic hospital after being ambushed at a bar.

Surveillance video shows a man coming from behind with a gun to shoot David Ortiz at point blank range. Ortiz is in stable condition and out of danger. The crowd at the bar grabbed the shooter and beat him up until police arrived. Ortiz was shot in the lower back and abdomen range. The Red Sox put out this tweet.

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