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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Legend Leandro Lo Dies After Off Duty Cop Henrique Velozo Shot Him in the Head

Sad news! According to reports, Brazilian jiu-jitsu star Leandro Lo has reportedly been killed in Brazil on Sunday. Reports say he was shot in the head, and now, one police officer named Henrique Otavio Oliveira Velozo has popped up on the list of suspects.

TPS has some details;

He was killed Saturday at a concert in Sao Paulo, his lawyer confirmed Sunday to Brazilian news outlet G1. Lo was shot in the head his lawyer confirmed that doctors declared Lo brain dead hours after getting hospitalized.

According to a report from Combate, police officer Henrique Otavio Oliveira Velozo is a suspect listed in the police report. The report also details a physical altercation between the two as Velozo allegedly grabbed a bottle from Lo’s table, the BJJ star took the man down and held him. Once separated, Velozo allegedly pulled a gun and shot Lo in the forehead.

The 33-year-old Lo was a multi-time BJJ world champion. His resume included victories in the World Cup, Pan American championships, and Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championships.

Prayers to his family and friends who are understandably heartbroken.

It is sad that people just can’t take their beatings like men and have to pull out a gun. That is some of the softest behavior as men you can have.

Leandro Pereira do Nascimento Lo (11 May 1989 – 7 August 2022) was an eight-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion. He also won titles at the World Cup, the Pan American Championship, and the Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship. He held an unbeaten winning streak at the Copa Podio from 2011 to 2013. Lo earned his black belt under Cicero Costha at Cicero Costha Academy in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2015, he created the New School “NS” Brotherhood team. His guard technique earned Lo recognition as one of the “best pound for pound grapplers to have ever graced the mat.

Flip to the next page for more about the shooting. This is insane.

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