Pro Wrestling

Pro Wrestler Chris Long Shot, Killed Inside Georgia Nightclub

Jason TaylorCorrespondent INovember 22, 2010 is reporting that Lucha Libre USA wrestler Chris Long, was shot and killed early Sunday while working security at a DeKalb County night club.

The 33-year-old Long was working at Shooters Alley, where he and two other bouncers removed three males from the club. It was believed that the men returned to the club later that evening, specifically targeting Long.

Long was shot and killed, while two other bouncers were wounded and hospitalized. Police haven't identified any suspects and didn't release any other information on the incident.

Chris was known in wrestling circles by the nickname "Solid". He was a big presence, standing at 6'4", 375 pounds.

Long was a wrestler in high school and a lifelong fan of the sport. He was also known by those within the wrestling community as a historian of the sport.

Chris Long is survived by his wife, Lisa, and two children.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution also reported the incident, here's the link to the story.



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