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UPDATED: Cain Velasquez Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge

March 1, 2022 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Cain Velasquez WWE Crown Jewel Image Credit: WWE

UPDATE: TMZ Sports has an update on the Cain Velasquez situation. Authorities confirmed that Velasquez was the suspect arrested in relation to the shooting that took place yesterday in San Jose, California. According to the report, Velasquez was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

According to a statement by the police, “The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time.”

Per the official San Jose Police Media Relations Twitter account, “Cain Velasquez was the suspect arrested yesterday in connection with this incident. He was booked into Santa Clara County main jail for attempted murder. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time.”

Velasquez currently remains in jail, with his court date scheduled for tomorrow. You can see a photo of Cain Velasquez’s mugshot and tweet by the San Jose Police Department below:

ORIGINAL: As previously reported, former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE talent Cain Velasquez was involved in a shooting incident that reportedly took place on Monday (Feb. 28). At the time it was unknown how Velasquez was involved in the shooting, in which one man was hospitalized. A few more details have emerged on the story from NBC Bay Area.com.

Cain Velasquez was arrested and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail yesterday. He’s currently being held without bail. It’s also unknown what charges he was brought up on and that he’s currently facing.

Authorities have not yet released details on the incident. It appears Velasquez was the only man arrested concerning the incident.

Per TMZ, the shooting took place near a local school. Also, Velasquez has a court date scheduled for Wednesday, March 2 at 12:00 pm local time.

As noted earlier, the other person involved in the incident was reportedly hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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