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Three Shot Inside Vista Boxing Club



    Greg Bledsoe

    Flowers have been left outside a Vista gym where a man shot three people, killing two of them.

    Wednesday around 9 p.m., a man entered the Pacific Coast Boxing Company at 1304 N. Santa Fe Ave. opened fire and took off.

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    Sheriff’s homicide Sgt. Roy Frank told our media partner the North County Times that one shooting victim, a man, died at the gym. Two others were taken to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido and are expected to survive.

    According to one television news reporter, the man killed was a club volunteer in his 50s and the wounded were another volunteer in his 50s and a man in his 20s. Investigators haven’t identified the victims pending notification of relatives.

    The owner told us the man killed was a long-time volunteer at the gym working with underprivileged kids.

    Sheriff's investigators have not released any information on a suspect, but the owner of the gym said there was a recent falling out with a former trainer.