Former MMA fighter Tyler East shot and killed in home dispute


In accordance with New Mexico State Police, 21-fight MMA veteran Tyler East was shot and killed exterior his residence in Las Lunas on Monday evening.

Native information outlet KOB4 reported that police arrived on the scene to seek out East lifeless and a girl who had suffered a gunshot wound. They had been knowledgeable that East had shot his girlfriend, after which dragged her from the house. East was then shot and killed by one other particular person, who’s unknown right now, that had been within the residence. The shooter fled the scene earlier than police arrived.

The girl is at present in hospital in steady situation.

East (15-6) is the brother of former UFC heavyweight Cody East. He competed for Bellator, LFC, and was a heavyweight champion in King of the Cage. He final competed in 2016, when he was stopped by strikes inside two minutes.

Each Tyler and Cody East have been arrested and charged for home violence incidents previously, and Tyler was arrested as just lately as final 12 months following a felony cost for stealing $3,000 from his deceased grandfather’s checking account, together with resisting arrest.


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