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As you know former boxing champion "Vernon Forrest" was shot and killed in an apparent robbery and carjacking. "Forrest", was 38, and an Atlanta native. He was shot seven or eight times as he chased at least two men who had tried to steal his Jaguar as he put air in his tires at an Atlanta gas station. "Forrest" had a gun and confronted the men, police said.

"The victim and suspect became involved in a brief foot chase," Meadows said. "At some point, gunfire was exchanged between the two of them. The "Vernon" was shot at least once in the head." "Forrest" was fatally wounded by two semi-automatic weapons, according to police.

"Vernon Forrest", a native of Augusta, Ga., who lived in Atlanta, was a member of the 1992 Olympic team. He was also a former WBC super welterweight champion. "Vernon Forrest" took two wins over "Sugar Shane Mosley" in 2002. On Sept. 13, 2008, "Vernon Forrest" reclaimed his WBC 154-pound title by beating Sergio Mora.

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