Boxer Ernest Hall killed in West Baltimore shooting

Ernest Hall, a well-known boxer, was tragically killed in a shooting in Baltimore earlier this week.

He was scheduled to have a 6 round fight with John Leonardo at The Terrace at the Biagio Ristorante in Paramus on April 1st.

The shooting happened just after midnight on March 23 in the 2800 block of Edmondson Avenue, resulting in the death of Hall and injuring five other people, including two teenagers.

Although police did not initially release Hall’s identity, it was later confirmed. One of the victims is in critical condition, while the others are in stable condition.

According to police investigators, individuals in a vehicle stopped on Edmondson Avenue and opened fire on a crowd of people indiscriminately before fleeing.

Ernest Hall, a father of three and a featherweight boxer with a 4-2-1 record (including one knockout), was among the victims.

The shooting happened shortly after midnight on Thursday March 23 and injured five others, including two teenagers.

The boxing community expressed condolences for Hall, who was preparing for a scheduled six-round fight against John Leonardo in Paramus, New Jersey on April 1.

According to Baltimore City Police Commissioner Michael Harrison, a vehicle stopped at the scene and several individuals exited the vehicle, firing shots at random into a crowd of people.

Afterwards, the shooters allegedly got back into their vehicle and fled the area.

On Thursday, police said they had no information regarding the description of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Homicide Detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

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