Professional boxer, Danny Kelly shot dead on Christmas Eve in frontof his three children
Professional boxer Danny Kelly, Jr., 30, has been shot dead as he drove his family on Christmas Eve on a Maryland road in what police are investigating as a possible road rage incident.
Kelly was en route to a holiday dinner with his girlfriend and his three children, traveling north in Prince George’s County, when someone rolled up next to their car, opened fire and drove away, police said.
They are asking anyone with information to come forward, backed with a $25,000 reward.
Officers responded to a 4:40 call on Christmas Eve and “discovered Kelly unresponsive in the driver’s seat of an SUV suffering from gunshot wounds,” police said in a statement.
“He was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.”
Police are investigating it as a possible road rage incident, but there are no suspects and they don’t know a motive for sure.
“Preliminarily, it appears the suspect’s vehicle pulled up next to Kelly’s SUV and someone inside opened fire,” police said.
“No one else in Kelly’s SUV was injured.