Baton Rouge boxer shot and killed after leaving night club

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Courtesy: MGN Online

Baton Rouge Police identified an area boxer as the man shot and killed after leaving a nigh club early Tuesday morning.

Police say 35-year-old Justin Thomas was shot while walking to his vehicle after leaving a night club in the 4800 block of North Street.

Thomas was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

According to his profile on the website boxrec.com, Thomas was a super middle weight fighter who made his debut on October 27, 2012. He had 19 wins and five losses. The site lists his last fight being on June 21st.

The motive to this shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone having information relative to this shooting incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867

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