Wrestler and former UFC champ Cain Velasquez charged with attempted murder

Professional wrestler and former UFC champion Cain Velasquez is accused of shooting a man in California on Monday.

Velasquez is being held at the Santa Clara County main jail on a charge of attempted murder, San José police said Tuesday.

"The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time," police said.

Officers had responded to a shooting late Monday and found a man who had been shot at least once. He was brought to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and Velasquez was arrested.

It's unclear if Velasquez has an attorney.

Velasquez, a wrestler and mixed martial artist, is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion.

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