Former WWE star Billy Jack Haynes has been arrested following a tragic incident involving the shooting of his wife.

The world of professional wrestling harbors harsh realities unbeknownst to many, and sadly, these truths can persist even after leaving the ring. Recently, former professional wrestler Billy Jack Haynes found himself in a tragic situation, as reports from Koin reveal his arrest following the shooting of his wife.

In the Lents neighborhood of Portland, police responded to a fatal shooting at 6000 SE 100th Avenue, prompting a shelter-in-place order for residents. Upon arrival, officers encountered a non-cooperative individual potentially armed inside the premises.

After negotiation, a tactical team convinced the man to surrender, leading to his apprehension. Tragically, a woman was found deceased within the home, sparking a police investigation. While the identities of those involved remain undisclosed in the initial report, Jim Valley of The Wrestling Observer has revealed that the idenity of the wrestler is non other than former WWE Superstar Billy Jack Hayes. Neighbors also speculated that the couple involved in the incident may include a former wrestler.


“He was telling me all kinds of stories about old wrestling and I told him how I used to go watch him,” neighbor Steve Odry said.

“I decided to go for a walk when I saw all the cops down by my house,” Steve Odry, a nearby neighbor, said. “And I just then noticed all the blocks taped off and I just came down here.”

The community reels from the shock of the event, with neighbors recounting interactions with the individual in question, reminiscing about his wrestling career. The investigation prompted authorities to advise residents in the vicinity to remain indoors as a precaution.

This incident is undeniably heartbreaking, and Ringside News give our heartfelt condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy.

As we grapple with this news, it’s natural to question if such a distressing outcome could have been prevented. Share your thoughts and reflections on this alarming event in the comments below.

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