Archive for Hector Gil tragedy

Critique of SD Reader’s Cover Story: It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring

Critique of SD Reader’s Cover Story: It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring

August 17, 2011 No Comments

The same way a book gets reviewed, the San Diego Reader’s cover story “It’s a Tough Crowd at Vista Boxing Ring” needs to be discussed. The featured article went to print Wednesday, August 17, one year, four months and 10 days after the tragic death of the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil. Leave Blank:Do Not […]

Mark Anthony Diaz goes the distance but loses the decision

August 27, 2010 No Comments

Thursday, Mark Anthony Diaz, the former boxing trainer who allegedly opened fire at the Pacific Coast Boxing gym on April 7, in Vista, Ca. after being barred from the location, had his day in court, San Diego Municipal Court. After being formerly charged with the murder of Hector Gil, a fellow volunteer trainer, and wounding […]

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Further developments in the Hector Gil tragedy

April 16, 2010 No Comments

On Monday, April 12, 2010, the Vista district attorney’s office charged Mark Anthony Diaz with criminal threats, stating that more investigation was needed in order to charge the boxing trainer with murder. The local community was not only alarmed but outraged when hearing the news. Three days later, the accused killer was arraigned and formerly […]

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Public’s uncensored remarks about Hector Gil tragedy

April 16, 2010 No Comments

Just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7th, the beloved boxing trainer Hector Gil was shot twice in the back after finishing with the training of two young boxers at the Pacific Coast Boxing Gym at 1304 North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista, Ca. The following day, a former volunteer, who had a restraining order placed against him to stay […]

Hector Gil tragedy

Latest developments in tragic death of boxing trainer Hector Gil

April 10, 2010 No Comments

This afternoon at the same location where Hector Gil’s life was snuffed out, his dearest friends, acquaintences and relatives met to celebrate his life; each feeling an overwhelming need to cry out: “Don’t let this man’s life go unrecognized for he did a great many wonderful things for our community.”

Hector Gil tragedy

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