Former boxer BJ Flores was in the hospital Thursday night after being shot in the leg in a robbery.

Flores, who is now one of Jake Paul’s trainers, said two “armed motorcyclists” attacked him at a red light as he was a passenger in another vehicle in Colombia.

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Jake Paul and boxer Benjamin «BJ» Flores pose during a press conference to promote Showtime’s pay-per-view boxing event between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury at Resorts World Las Vegas on November 6, 2021, in Las Vegas , Snowfall. Paul will meet Fury in an eight-round cruiserweight bout, at a catchweight of 192 pounds, at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on December 18. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

They stopped, put a gun to my head and tried to steal my wallet and watch. I was shot once in the leg and I defended myself as best I could,» she said in a tone instagram post.

At the time of publication early Friday, Flores said he was still in the ER «waiting for the bullet to be removed at 5:18 am.»

Tony Bellew of England punches a left hand to BJ Flores of USA in the WBC Cruiserweight Championship match during boxing at Echo Arena on October 15, 2016 in Liverpool, England.

Tony Bellew of England punches a left hand to BJ Flores of USA in the WBC Cruiserweight Championship match during boxing at Echo Arena on October 15, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Flores began training Paul in 2021 after his boxing career in which he went 34-4-1. He had 21 knockout wins, fighting at cruiserweight and heavyweight.

His last fight was on August 11, 2018, a TKO loss to Trevor Bryan for the vacant interim WBA heavyweight title.

Boxer Jake Paul reacts during the Jake Paul v.  Tommy Fury on February 23, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Boxer Jake Paul reacts during the Jake Paul v. Tommy Fury on February 23, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Francois Nel/Getty Images)

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Paul is coming off a loss to Tommy Fury in February.

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