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Boxing legend Hector “Macho” Camacho has been declared clinically brain dead. Family members are reportedly disagreeing on whether or not to remove him from life support.
Dr. Ernesto Torres said doctors have finished performing all medical tests on Camacho, who was shot in the face Tuesday night.
“We have done everything we could,” said Torres, who is the director of the Centro Medico trauma center in San Juan. “We have to tell the people of Puerto Rico and the entire world that Macho Camacho has died, he is brain dead.”
Torres said Camacho’s father has already indicated that he wants the boxer taken off life support and his organs donated, but one of his sisters opposes the idea.
The 50-year-old Camacho was shot as he and a friend sat in a Ford Mustang parked outside a bar Tuesday night. Police spokesman Alex Diaz said officers found nine small bags of cocaine in the friend’s pocket, and a 10th bag open inside the car. Camacho’s friend, identified as 49-year-old Adrian Mojica Moren...
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Hector "Macho" Camacho, the boxing legend who was shot in the face Tuesday in Puerto Rico, was declared by doctors to be clinically brain dead on Thursday.
Boxing legend Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot late Tuesday night in Puerto Rico and is in critical condition, according to multiple reports.
Several outlets are reporting that that Camacho, 50, was seated in a Ford Mustang when shots were fired from a second vehicle, and that the driver in the Mustang was killed.
According to El Nuevo Herald, Camacho was shot in the neck...
Boxing fans may either love or hate Hector "Macho" Camacho. But nobody wants to receive news like this. The former boxing champion was badly wounded in a shooting on Tuesday evening in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The first report that we found, in Spanish, is from ElNuevoDia.com, but the story has since been picked up in various outlets, and the consensus is that while he is...
Boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho, age 50, is on life support after being shot in the face, on Nov. 20, outside of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Camacho was immediately taken to the hospital after the shooting. He went into cardiac arrest Wednesday morning at around 4:15 a.m. Centro Medico director Dr. Ernesto Torres told reporters [...]