Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez was arrested on suspicion of tried homicide Tuesday, after police ID’d him in a taking pictures that despatched a person to a San Jose-area hospital with non-life-threatening accidents. He’s being held with out bail and an arraignment was set for Wednesday afternoon.
The motive behind the incident, in response to TMZ, had one thing to do with the sufferer allegedly molesting one in every of Velasquez’s underage family members on quite a few events. The person was arrested over the allegations, arraigned, and granted launch from custody.
The discharge is what allegedly prompted Velasquez’s try at vigilante’s justice. And because the rumors circulated on Twitter, a number of members of the MMA household tweeted their assist for Velasquez, per MMAJunkie.com, saying that if true, the tried homicide was justified.
Nevertheless, particulars from a narrative by The Mercury Information inform a extra full, difficult story, and Brunson’s joke about marksmanship rings true in a really unfunny means.
“Velasquez adopted 43-year-old Harry Goularte as he traveled Monday afternoon along with his dad and mom in a pickup truck from their San Martin dwelling and thru Morgan Hill, in response to a prison criticism and an accompanying San Jose police abstract filed Wednesday. At one level, Velasquez shot at Goularte a minimum of as soon as close to Butterfield Boulevard and Cochrane Street in Morgan Hill.”
A extra aggressive chase ensued and Velasquez, touring in his personal pickup truck, caught up with the household close to Monterey Street and Bailey Avenue in South San Jose at about 3:15 p.m., and rammed their automobile earlier than he fired a number of pictures at them with a .40 caliber pistol, wounding Goularte’s stepfather within the arm and torso, in response to authorities.
If true, and Velasquez shot the stepfather of an alleged molester as a substitute of the particular molester, how does the web really feel in regards to the incident now? It’s a totally horrendous story, and as is most frequently the case, there’s a ton of grey space to it.
“UFC fighter allegedly makes an attempt to kill man who allegedly molested his member of the family” is a greater headline than “UFC fighter allegedly by accident shoots stepfather of man who allegedly molested his relative,” however the reality usually will get in the way in which of story.