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Colombian sports official shot to death

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP)

Police say Colombian sports official Sergio Rodriguez Jaramillo has been shot to death in Medellin.

Rodriguez Jaramillo was shot by attackers while in a car with a guide Friday. Police say he was taken to Medellin General Hospital but was dead when he arrived.

Rodriguez Jaramillo helped organize the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana and represented his country's Olympic committee for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He oversaw the athletes village during the 2010 South American Games held in Medellin and was president of the Pan American Squash Federation.

Police are searching for the assailants and exploring a motive for the attack.

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