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Jermain Taylor Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Cousin

by David P. Greisman

Former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has been charged with first-degree battery and aggravated assault following a shooting early in the evening on Tuesday at his home in Arkansas, according to Arkansas Online.

While the shooting had initially been reported as wounding an intruder, the person shot was actually Taylor’s cousin.

“The cousin was unarmed when he came to Taylor’s home … and an altercation developed,” the newspaper said, citing local police.

Authorities soon found the cousin at a Dollar General not far from the scene.

Taylor, 36, is scheduled to fight for a world title on Oct. 8 against fellow 160-pounder Sam Soliman. Taylor is 32-4-1 with 20 KOs.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Trudoe the.. on 08-29-2014

Jermain Taylor is shot they said.... He sure showed y'all!!!

Comment by MeanestNiceGuy on 08-27-2014

Man some cousins deserve to be shot...hell, I know a few of mine that I'd cap, lol.

Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 08-27-2014

That's how you get street cred.

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 08-27-2014

Shocking news.

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 08-27-2014

[QUOTE=THE REED™;14889702]In b4 Bernard gets credit[/QUOTE] :lol1::lol1:

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