Olympic boxer shot and killed

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August 14, 2008

ATLANTA (AP) -- Authorities in Las Vegas say a former Olympic boxer from Atlanta was shot and killed Monday (August 11).

Police said 31-year-old Rhosii Wells was shot on a Las Vegas street.

No arrests were made, but police said in a statement that a suspect was identified.

Wells was a student at Riverdale High School when he won a Bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He turned pro in 1997 and retired in 2006.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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