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Ex-boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies after shooting

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico says boxer Hector `Macho' Camacho has died after being taken off life support.

Dr. Ernesto Torres says Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. He was then taken off life support and died shortly thereafter.

Camacho was declared brain dead on Thursday following a shooting in his hometown of Bayamon.

The former world champion was 50.

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