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Boxing Champion Besar Nimani Shot Dead At Age 38, Police Say: REPORT

Former boxing champion Besar Nimani was reportedly gunned down at the age of 38 in Germany on Saturday.

According to reports, the famous athlete was coming out of a cafe when 10 shots were fired. TMZ. Bielefeld police said in a statement: “According to the current investigation, the man from Bielefeld was in the vicinity of “Auburn Street'' near “Krasing Street'' around 6:00 p.m.''

He was pronounced dead at the scene, TMZ reports. Police have launched an investigation to find out what happened. It appears that no suspicious information has been released at this time.

“One or more assailants approached the victim and shot and killed him,” police said in a statement. daily mail. “The Kosovo national, from Bielefeld, died at the scene from the serious injuries sustained.''

“A large-scale police investigation is currently underway in downtown Bielefeld. A search for the culprit will now take place,” police said.

Nimani's brother paid tribute to his brother on social media shortly after his death was announced.

“My brother Besar Nimani was killed today in an ambush in Bielefeld, Germany. May God join us in heaven. I will forever be with you,” according to the Daily Mail. I’m so proud of you, I love you,” he wrote.

Nimani is an Albanian martial artist from Kosovo who moved to Germany to escape the 1997 Kosovo war. He made his mark on the boxing world by defeating his opponents in 26 of his 27 professional fights. He won the IBF European super welterweight title and retired from boxing in 2019 with a TKO victory, according to the Daily Mail.

Nimani has been injured in previous shooting incidents, but it is not yet clear whether the two incidents are related. (Related: Video shows gun drawn and fight breaking out on set of speed dating show)

The investigation into his murder is ongoing.

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