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Kenneth Diaz, PR Prospect Gunned Down in Trujillo Alto

By Damián Ferrer Reyes and Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has learned that welterweight prospect Kenneth Diaz (6-0, 5KOs) was gunned down in a shootout in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico this evening. The Puerto Rican prospect was only 21-years-old.

He died shortly after arriving to the emergency room in Rio Piedras. Two other men were injured in the shootout.

Police are currently looking for the motive behind the shooting.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DondiNeverLeft on 01-18-2013

On an island the size of Rhode Island there are on average 3 murders a day....Something has to be done. Sad.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-18-2013

Yo WTF man. This is looking worst than 2012 already. RIP... sigh [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by jri9d0 on 01-18-2013

This sh1t is getting out of hand down there. We have already lost so many boxing figures in 2012 we don't need 2013 to start off like this.

Comment by nycsmooth on 01-18-2013

terrible...this island on a per capita basis dwarfs most major US cities in homicides...Hector's shooters never caught, though, apparently there was reliable inof on the vehilce and plates...

Comment by King_ on 01-18-2013

Awful. R.I.P

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