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Former boxer Tony Martin shot, killed

Former welterweight boxer Tony Martin was shot and killed during an altercation with a visitor at one of his rental properties in Philadelphia.
FILE - In this March, 29,1997 file photo, Tony Martin, left, of Philadelphia, punches Mexico's Julio Cesar Chavez in the second round of their Welterweight Special Attraction fight, in Las Vegas. Police say that Martin, a former welterweight, was fatally shot Friday, March 8, 2013, in an altercation with a visitor at one of his rental properties in Philadelphia. He was 52. (AP Photo/Jeff Scheid, File)

By// Mariah Craddick

Former welterweight boxer Tony Martin was shot and killed during an altercation with a visitor at one of his rental properties in Philadelphia, according to the Associated Press.  

Police told the press Martin was shot during an argument with a person visiting his tenant in the city’s Hunting Park section. His family is pleading for the gunman to come forward. He was 52-years-old.