Ex-Boxing Champ Macho Camacho Shot in Puerto Rico
7 months ago
Camacho critically hurt, police investigating
Hector "Macho" Camacho, the former three-division world champion, was shot in the jaw and critically injured in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Tuesday night while riding as a passenger in a car. He was hospitalized at Centro Medico in San Juan. The driver of the car was shot and killed.
Bayamon Police are investigating the incident and have one suspect in custody, according to reports in the newspaper Primera Hora.
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The 50-year-old Camacho was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, but his family moved to Spanish Harlem when he was a child. He is perhaps best known for sending the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard into retirement after their fight in 1997.