FORMER UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been arrested after he was involved in a shooting in San Jose, according to reports.
Cops said one man was shot and taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries on Monday.
Velasquez has been arrested and booked in the Santa Clara County Jail, according to police records.
He is being held on bail, but it is not known what charges he has received.
Sources told NBC Bay Area that the shooting involved Velasquez.
It is not known how the mixed martial arts star was involved in the shooting.
Cops told residents to avoid the Monterey Highway area for “several hours” on Monday afternoon.
The investigation into the shooting continues.
Velasquez is a former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion and appeared in WWE between 2019 and 2020.
He retired from mixed martial arts in 2019 and participated in the Mexican Lucha Libre promotion AAA before signing for WWE.
He was released in April 2020 from the promotion of sports entertainment during the Covid pandemic.
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