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Hector 'Macho' Camacho

Family Decides to Take

Boxer Off Life Support

11/22/2012 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Boxing legend Hector "Macho" Camacho will be taken off life support, the boxing legend's rep tells TMZ.

According to the rep, Camacho's family made the decision to remove him from life support after doctors declared he was brain dead.

The rep says the family is currently making funeral arrangements -- and are deciding between holding the services in either Puerto Rico or New York.

As we reported, Camacho was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday in Puerto Rico. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he went into cardiac arrest.

The former boxing champ was reportedly in the passenger seat of a car ... when another vehicle rolled up and someone opened fire ... striking Camacho several times in the neck and face.

The driver of Camacho's car was killed in the attack. Cops say they recovered 10 baggies of cocaine from the car, 9 of which were on the driver's person.

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PunchPoet    

My heart goes out to Macho Camacho's family. Macho, you brought tons of excitement to the Sweet Science. I had the distinct pleasure of watching your career unfold before the world. May Peace forever be upon you!

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MIRIAM VASQUEZ    

no matter wut ppl r involved in, death iz sumthing just sad.. RIP Hector Macho Camacho... u will be missed by ur true fanz...

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debbie garrison    

RiP

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