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 Last update:  3/3/2013       Read more by Rey Colon         
   
Hector Sanchez Shot To Death in Puerto Rico Fire Fight
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by Rey Colon

Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Coco" Sanchez (19-3, 9 KO's) died early Sunday morning after a shootout exploded on Main Street, corner of 4th Street, in Barrio Obrero. Sanchez was shot twice, once in the abdomen and once in the head and died at a local medical center while two died at the scene and the third died nearby. Police have no idea why the incident occured. No drugs or large portions of money were found at the scene. The other fatalities include Luis Muñoz Castro, 42 years; Rivera Garcia, 43, and Marcos Javier Rosario Tanco, 40.

Sanchez, 26-years-old, last fought in September losing by way of a fifth round TKO to Julio Diaz.

According to Major Israel Vazquez Rivera, one of the deceased, whose identity was not revealed, was being investigated for murder.

Sanchez joins Puerto Rican fighters Hector 'Macho' Camacho and Kenneth Diaz both of which were recently killed under similar circumstances.



 

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comment by PACnPBFsuck, on 03-04-2013
Come on Puerto Rico, smh, RIP Sanchez.

comment by nycsmooth, on 03-04-2013
this island has a higher per capita murder rate than most large US cities...they had the vehicle & license plate , supposode;y, that was involved in Macho's murder, but nothing ever developed...doesn't say much for pr law en4cement...

comment by CubanGuyNYC, on 03-03-2013
I can't believe this. Again? RIP Hector.

comment by led, on 03-03-2013
[QUOTE=tlarry]Mayweather will be the next to be found in the wrong place at the wrong time.... These guys that can't stay home with their families and loved ones, want to cruise the streets playing the big shot role, someone will have or find a grudge with you, just because.... But none of them a...

comment by Rikanlynx86, on 03-03-2013
This is sad man. Too many people get themselves involved in dumb **** fighting over streets that they do not even own.

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