Former boxing champion and U.S. Olympian Vernon Forrest
was shot and killed in an attempted carjacking in the Mechanicsville
community, a police spokesperson said.
Lt. Keith Meadows with the Atlanta police department told WSB Radio,
Forrest was putting air in the tires of his Jaguar around 11 p.m.
Saturday at a gas station on White Hall St. at McDaniel St.
Investigators said at least two men jumped out of a red Chevrolet
Monte Carlo and tried to steal Forrest's car. The boxer had a gun and
started running after the suspects. Read more...