Cain Velasquez arrested and booked on an attempted murder charge
According to NBCBayArea.com, a shooting was reported at 3:14 PM on Monday afternoon in San Jose, CA. One man was said to have been shot and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE celebrity wrestler Cain Velasquez was said to have been involved in the shooting. Velasquez was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail and is being held on no bail as TMZ.com reports that he is facing an attempted murder charge. TMZ added that jail records show Velasquez was still in police custody as of Tuesday morning and has a court date set for Wednesday.
Police told TMZ that ”the motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time.”
Velasquez wrestled against Brock Lesnar at the 2019 WWE Crown Jewel PPV event.
Police have now released Cain Velasquez’s mug shot and confirmed he was the suspect arrested in Monday's alleged shooting incident in San Jose. pic.twitter.com/hoBluZp69x
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