PICTURED: Jorge Masvidal’s father faces his mugshot as he is charged with ATTEMPT MURDER for shooting a 67-year-old man at the ex-UFC star’s home in a domestic dispute…and now faces up to 15 years imprisonment
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Jorge Masvidal’s father has been arrested and charged with second-degree attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man during a dispute at Masvidal Jr.’s home. in Miami.
In the early hours of Friday, at 1:33 a.m., Masvidal Fernandez was booked into Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Center according to prison records provided by TMZ.
According to ESPN reportshot Masvidal Sr. Luis Lencioni down twice, leaving gunshot wounds in both arms.
The younger Masvidal was not present and is not a suspect, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department, which did not name the suspect, Jorge Masvidal Sr., in Thursday’s statement to DailyMail.com.
Under Florida law, the maximum penalty for the second-degree misdemeanor is 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Police were sent to Masvidal Jr.’s home around 3 p.m. called after a shooting. Upon arrival, officers witnessed an adult male receive help from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Lencioni told police he was in an argument that escalated when the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot Lencioni, before being transported to hospital in stable condition.
“All occupants of the residence left the house where units took the suspect into custody without incident,” the police statement to DailyMail.com reads. ‘The relationship between all parties on site has not yet been confirmed, but all parties know each other.
“The listed owner of the residence is Jorge Masvidal Jr. He was not present at the incident and had no involvement whatsoever.”
The subject is currently awaiting an interview by detectives. Neither his nor the identity of the victim have been released.
Masvidal Jr. retired after April’s loss at UFC 287 in his hometown of Miami. The 38-year-old welterweight suffered a lopsided defeat to Gilbert Burns in the co-main event.
The unanimous decision loss marked the fourth loss in a row for Masvidal Jr., who retires with a 2003 MMA record of 35-17.
Before leaving the octagon, Masvisal Jr. saluted. famously former President Donald Trump, who attended the Florida event along with FL Gov. Ron DeSantis.
“I just want to say, the greatest president in the history of the world sitting there. I love that guy!
He then praised DeSantis before urging the crowd to vote out incumbent President Joe Biden in the 2024 election.
“We also have the greatest governor of all time here in Florida. Let’s keep Florida free, a red state, and let you know who, ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ take motherf***** out of power and replace him.’
Masvidal Jr. then began a “Let’s Go Brandon” chant before leaving the octagon – a common phrase used to express outward criticism of President Biden.
The terminology originated from a NASCAR broadcast where an NBC Sports reporter falsely told fans were chanting “Let’s Go Brandon” when instead they were chanting “F*** Joe Biden” after Brandon Brown’s victory in the Xfinity Series in October 2021 in Alabama.
Jorge Masvidal Fernandez was charged with second-degree attempted murder, according to reports
Jorge Masvidal, right, and Gilbert Burns fight in their welterweight match at UFC 287
Jorge Masvidal Sr. was reportedly arrested in Miami after a shooting at his son’s home
Police surround the home of Jorge Masvidal Jr., a recently retired MMA fighter