MMA fighter Cain Velasquez accused of attempted murder in California 03/01/2022 2:21 pm PST Comments San Jose Police SAN JOSE, Calif. (TCD) -- Professional MMA fighter Cain Velasquez was arrested earlier this week in connection with a shooting. According to a press release from the San Jose Police Department, on Monday, Feb. 28, officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of Monterey Highway and Bailey Avenue. One adult man was reportedly transported to a local hospital after being shot. Police say his injuries are not life-threatening. Velasquez was identified as a suspect and was later arrested, police say. He was reportedly booked into Santa Clara County main jail and charged with attempted murder. Police do not know the motive, and the investigation remains ongoing. According to KRON-TV, Velasquez is a UFC heavyweight champion. MORE: Press Release - San Jose Police DepartmentMMA wrestler arrested in San Jose shooting - KRON #California #SanJose Related Stories Former NFL player charged with murdering girlfriend's 5-year-old Alabama man arrested for adopted child’s attempted murder Iowa teen facing attempted murder charge escapes from custody NFL player’s brother fatally stabbed with kitchen knife in Louisiana; woman arrested NFL player allegedly attacked Florida deputy after exposing himself near children’s learning center N.C. man and school counselor accused of child abuse, attempted murder of adopted son Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.