Former professional boxer, Willard, Mo., native BJ Flores shot during robbery attempt in Colombia
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 7:51 PM CDT
WILLARD, Mo. (KY3) - Former professional boxer and Willard, Mo., native BJ Flores was injured in a shooting in Colombia.
Flores posted the details on his Instagram account.
Flores says he was shot in Medellin at a stoplight while on vacation. On social media, he posted that the men on a motorcycle pulled up to his car and attempted to steal his wallet and watch. He says they then shot him in the leg.
He posted a video while waiting for doctors to remove the bullet in surgery. He thanked everyone for the well-wishes.
Flores trains fighter and YouTube star Jake Paul. Flores fought professionally from 2003-2018. He had a record of 34-4-1.
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