UVALDE, Texas (KTRK) —
A 12-yr-previous boy has been charged with capital homicide within the capturing demise of a 24-yr-previous skilled boxer in Uvalde, Texas, police say.
Boxer John VanMeter was shot and killed in his residence Wednesday night time.
Uvalde police say VanMeter’s girlfriend referred to as 911 around eight p.m. to report an armed robber shot her boyfriend.
When police arrived to the house, they discovered VanMeter mendacity in the living room with a gunshot wound to the top.
He was transported to a hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless.
The 12-yr-previous is being held at a juvenile detention middle on capital murder expenses.
Based on ABC News, police didn’t say how they related the 12-yr-previous to the capturing, but witnesses stated they saw a male sporting a black bandanna over his face operating from the house. Police didn’t reveal a potential motive in the capturing.
The boxing group in Uvalde is remembering VanMeter.
Tree Metropolis Boxing Club posted about him on Fb, saying, “It is a unhappy unhappy night time, not just for Tree City Boxing, however for our whole group. Please maintain the VanMeters in your prayers.” Clutch City Boxing additionally posted about him on Fb, writing “R.I.P. to the young champ John Vanmeter, gone method too quickly.”
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