Isiah Jones’s brother is ‘arrested and charged with murder after allegedly shooting him in the head’
Pro-boxer Isiah Jones’ BROTHER has been arrested and charged with murder after he ‘shot his 28-year-old sibling in the head after an argument in Detroit’
- Isiah Jones Died After Being Killed By His Brother On Monday Night
- Timothy Lyman, 30, has reportedly been charged with second-degree murder
- The brothers reportedly got into an argument before Lyman fired a shotgun
- Jones was the 2016 Gold Gloves Champion and had a 9-7 record as a boxer
The brother of professional boxer Isiah Jones has reportedly been arrested and charged with killing the 28-year-old Monday night.
Citing a press release from the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, the Detroit News said Timothy Lyman, 30, got into an argument with his brother Jones and allegedly fired a shotgun at him.
Detroit police were reportedly called to a home around 6:20 p.m. Monday for a report of a shooting, and did not find Jones with a gunshot wound to the face when they arrived.
Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the press release. Lyman was arrested Wednesday and is now charged with second-degree murder and a gun-related felony.
Lyman is said to have fled the scene after shooting his brother.
“As soon as I got the call, I dropped the phone and burst into tears, and at first I didn’t believe it,” said his trainer Roshawn Jones, who is not related to Isiah Jones. CBS Detroit.
Professional boxer Isiah Jones’ brother (pictured) has reportedly been charged with killing the 28-year-old on Monday night
Jones (right) had a 9-7 professional fighter record and won the 2016 Golden Gloves
The professional boxer leaves behind two children after he died at the age of 28. died
“Sometimes we can’t explain those things. It was just a tragic, tragic event.
Jones is survived by two children. “He had two children, a boy and a girl, and he had to support them in every way he could by not being on the street,” Jones said. “So he chose boxing to help him provide for his family.”
He had a reported amateur record of 52-2, won the 2016 National Golden Gloves and turned pro later that same year.
According to Ring, he won his first out bouts under Roshawn Jones, but lost seven of the next eight after leaving camp.
Jones had an amateur record of 52-2 before turning pro in 2016
Isiah Jones was upset about Donte Stubbs, who was unbeaten heading into their 2020 match. His last fight was a loss to Andrew Murphy in July.
He has the distinction of boxing in ‘The Bubble’ at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in Top Rank’s attempt to create fight cards during the onset of the pandemic.
Jones fought three times in the bubble.
He also lost to rising welterweight prospect Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams on the Canelo Alvarez-Callum Smith undercard in 2019.