Police Respond To Shooting At Home Of Ex-UFC Fighter Jorge Masvidal

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According to multiple reports, police have responded to a shooting at the Miami-Dade County home of ex-UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal.

Miami TV station Local 10 News reports that at the incident involved one of Masvidal’s family. The recently retired fighter was not.

Police have yet to identify the victim, but they did say that the person is in stable condition with injuries to their “upper extremities.”

Multiple outlets confirmed that the home where the shooting occurred belonged to Masvidal by using property records. Local 10 News also reported that one of their photojournalists spotted the recently retired fighter arriving on the scene after police had arrived.

Miami radio personality Andy Slater also reported on the incident. He tweeted that Masvidal’s father had been arrested in connection with the incident.

Per Slater’s tweet — in which he cites a “senior law source” — that Masvidal’s father had shot someone during an argument.

Slater put out a second tweet with more information. This one corroborates the Local 10 News photojournalist’s report of seeing Masvidal arrive after the police.

Slater reported that Masvidal was not home at the time of the incident because he was promoting an upcoming bare-knuckle boxing event.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

Masvidal announced his retirement from fighting following his UFC 287 bout with Gilbert Burns.

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Written by Matt Reigle

Matt is a University of Central Florida graduate and a long-suffering Philadelphia Flyers fan living in Orlando, Florida. He can usually be heard playing guitar, shoe-horning obscure quotes from The Simpsons into conversations, or giving dissertations to captive audiences on why Iron Maiden is the greatest band of all time.

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