James Oyebola shot in the head
The former U.K. boxer James
Oyebola, 47, was critically shot in a London club.
The former British heavyweight James Oyebola was been shot
outside of a club in London. According to reports, Oyebola was
at the Chateau 6 club in London, when he asked a group of three
men to put out their cigarettes. The group apparently took it as
a disrespectful and was approached later by one of them and shot
in the face and leg, while the heavyweight champion was talking
to friends outside of the venue.
The three suspects bailed on foot.
Operation Trident, the Metropolitan Police unit set up to tackle
gun crime in black communities, is investigating the incident.
James Oyebola is said to be in critical condition at an unnamed
"Big Bad" James Oyebola was born in Nigeria and
took the bronze at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in the Super
Heavyweigh. Oyebola had career record of 18-4-1.
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Published on 07/23/2007