UMass-Boston basketball coach killed in shooting

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Kendric Price has been identified as the victim of a shooting. The UMass-Boston Beacons men’s basketball assistant coach was reportedly shot early Saturday morning.

Price was reportedly shot in the Dorchester section of Boston, Mass. The authorities were called to the scene at 12 Greenwood Street at approx. 2:58 am for the report of a shooting, according to NECN.

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Upon their arrival, the cops, who were first on the scene, found the man with gunshot wounds. He was declared dead at the scene.

The authorities are investigating the shooting as a homicide. Price was 32-years-old.

“Kendric was a great young coach, who worked with our men’s basketball program, UMass-Boston said in a statement. “We are all saddened by the tragic news of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kendric’s family.

According to his bio on the UMass-Boston Athletic website, he was a two-year member of the Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team. He also played in the NBA D-League in 2010.

Price played for the Wolverines in 2005 and 2006. During his time there, the team went 44-24, including back-to-back National Invitational Tournament (NIT) games.

He also founded Big Business Network Inc. in 2012. He served as the company’s Director.

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