Retired Boxer Tony Martin Shot and Killed in Philly

52-year-old retired boxer is murdered in his Philadelphia property.


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tony martin smilingRetired boxer Tony Martin was fatally shot after an altercation with a visitor at one of his properties in Philadelphia, according to family members.

Authorities said that Martin, 52, a former welterweight, was shot during an argument. His niece said the verbal dispute was with a visitor of one of his tenants. The gunman has not come forward.

Martin, a native of St. Louis, was 34-6-1 in his boxing career, with 12 knockouts.

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