Retired welterweight boxer Tony Martin was killed at a home he owned in Hunting Park. Philadelphia police said Tony Martin , 52, went to the home, located in the 1300 block of West Butler Street to collect rent from the tenant when he was shot in the head inside the home.
A local affiliate of ABC News reports Tony Martin had 34 wins, six losses and one draw throughout his welterweight boxing career. During his boxing career he worked with the U.S. Postal Service and was still employed as a clerk in southwest Philadelphia.
Police have not identified a suspect, but said that person is on the run. Tony Martin is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren.
Latest posts by Janet Shan (see all)
- Urkel Actor Jaleel White Mocks Sen. Joni Ernst Over SOTU Rebuttal Speech - January 20, 2015
- Sen. Joni Ernst Wore Bread Bags on Only Pair of Shoes as a Child When it Rained - January 20, 2015
- President Obama: “Shadow of Crisis has passed, State of the Union is Strong” - January 20, 2015