One of Brazil’s most prominent Jiu-Jitsu heroes ever, Leandro Lo, has been proclaimed cerebrum dead subsequent to being shot in the head in a São Paulo club.
Lo was one of the best Jiu-Jitsu competitors ever, having brought home the World Championships multiple times.
Witnesses said Lo and his companions were moved toward by a man in a compromising way, Lo immobilized the man, yet after he let him go, the man shot Lo.
The suspect ran away from the area however has since given himself in to police.
An examination for endeavored murder has been opened.
A companion of Lo who was with him at that point, said a solitary man moved toward their table, took a container from it and waved it around in a threatening manner.
Lo had stuck the man to the ground to “quiet him down”. In any case, after he let him go, the man shot Lo in the head, the anonymous companion told Brazilian news site G1.
A legal counselor for the Lo family, Ivan Siqueira Junior, said Lo and his companions had attempted to keep the episode from raising.
As per Mr Siqueira, the suspect kicked Lo two times while the last option was at that point lying on the ground with a shot injury to his head.
Lo was raced to clinic, where he was proclaimed cerebrum dead. His family said his condition was irreversible.
The 33-year-old brought home the World Championships multiple times in five different weight classes, an unequaled record.
The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation referred to him as “perhaps of the best competitor our game has at any point created”.
“An illustration of a genuine dark belt, military craftsman and champion on and off the mats,” the organization tweeted.