Chicago pro boxer found fatally shot in Chatham

A local professional boxer was found shot to death in the city’s Chatham neighborhood.

35-year-old Michael Walker was found dead in the 8200 block of South Drexel Thursday morning.

Someone close to walker says the shooting may have happened during a robbery.

Police have not confirmed the circumstances surrounding the shooting, and no arrests have been made.

Walker has been a pro boxer since 2004.

His next fight was scheduled for January in Mississippi.

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