BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 09: David Ortiz looks on before the Red Sox home opening game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 09, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The Boston Red Sox have arranged for a plane to fly legendary slugger David Ortiz from the Dominican Republic to Boston, said Sam Kennedy, the team’s president and CEO.

Ortiz, 43, was shot in the back Sunday night and “the bullet went through his stomach,” Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the national police, told CNN. Kennedy said Ortiz’s condition is serious, but he’s stable enough to be flown. He will be taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, Kennedy said.

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