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Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting

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David Ortiz baseball legend shot at Dominican Republic bar

"The law provides for a presumption of innocence, the right to confront or question witnesses, and the right against self-incrimination".

Authorities said Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at almost point-blank range around 8:50 p.m. local time at the Dial Bar and Lounge.

Police say one suspect has already been apprehended.

Authorities originally said Garcia was the shooter, but revised that statement to say he was actually the driver of the motorcycle; the shooter remains at large, police said.

Ortiz underwent a second exploratory surgery Monday night at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he will stay for the next several days to recover.

Ortiz, affectionately known as "Big Papi", is widely beloved in the Dominican Republic and is a source of national pride.

Obama referenced Ortiz's famous speech at Fenway Park in April 2013 ("This is our f--ing city!") just days after the Boston Marathon bombings that helped unite the city in a time of distress.

Some at the club then beat one of the suspects before police took him into custody.

Ortiz took his first steps since the shooting on Tuesday, Leo Lopez, his close friend and aide, told ABC News.

Police Capt. Luis Manuel Pimentel told CNN that authorities meant to question Ortiz, but had not been able to yet.

The Red Sox said in a statement that "we have offered David's family all available resources to aid in his recovery and will continue to keep them in our hearts".

Meanwhile, Feliz Garcia's mom insisted Tuesday that her son couldn't have been involved in the attack - because he's a fan of the baseball legend.

Two others were wounded during the attack, including Dominican television host Jhoel Lopez, possibly by the same bullet that passed through Ortiz. He was a 10-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion with the Red Sox. When the Red Sox won their third World Series title in nine years that fall, Ortiz was named the series MVP. He maintains a home in Weston, on the outskirts of Boston.

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