A specialist bull rider was reportedly shot dead by his on-again off-again girlfriend after competing in a tournament in Utah Monday, and today shes sitting behind bars and being held without bond in his killing.
Known professionally as Ouncie Mitchell, Demetrius Omar Lateef Allen, 27, was discovered with a minumum of one gunshot wound outside a flat owned by 21-year-old LaShawn Denise Bagley, in accordance with Fox 13 Now.
Hes survived by way of a 4-year-old daughter, whos mother was his previous partner named Nyteshea Haywood.
On-Again, Off-Again Girlfriend Charged With Murder After Killing Professional Bull Rider
Bagley has since been charged with first-degree murder and third-degree felony discharge of a firearm, the outlet reports.
Ahead of his death, Allen had traveled to Salt Lake City from Houston to compete at a rodeo at the Utah State Fair, and was set to remain with Begley while there.
Salt Lake City Police described their relationship as on-again off-again
Pro Bull Rider, Demetrius Omar Lateef Allen aka Ouncie Mitchell was killed in Utah overnight Monday in what Salt Lake City police are calling a domestic violence homicide. https://t.co/YGwne2noAn pic.twitter.com/fa2ddrKMPd
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The couple actually attended the fair and rodeo together and later left to visit a nearby bar, where they experienced a disagreement.
Allen allegedly said he wished to get back to her spot to get his things and leave, police said, and was fatally shot after arriving back at Bagleys apartment, court papers read.
A study uncovered that it occurred in the parking large amount of the apartment, with there being no indication of any forced entry or attempted forced entry in to the apartment, police continued to state.
Allen Never Tried To Force Way Into Bagleys Apartment, Despite Her Shooting Him Through Glass Door
A witness similarly told police that Allen didn’t try to force his way into Bagleys apartment.
Evidence demonstrates she fired multiple rounds through the glass door, and hit Allen in the body according to a written report obtained by FOX 13.
Allen was rushed to a nearly hospital where he was later pronounced dead, the outlet reports.
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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has Allen ranked number 23rd on earth as a bull rider.
Slain Bull Rider Ranked No. 23 ON EARTH At Time Of Death, REFERRED TO AS Talented Cowboy
The commissioner and CEO of Professional Bull Riders, Sean Gleason, called Ouncie a talented cowboy, and said it had been hard to comprehend his death, adding he’d supply the shirt off his back again to anybody, why can you take his life away?
I dont understand and I dont understand how long its likely to take me to comprehend, Mitchell said. The guy that could supply the shirt off his back again to anybody, why can you take his life away?
Each time I put my hand on a bull rope to any extent further itll be him there in the rear of my mind. He was a once-in-a-lifetime person and a once-in-a-lifetime relative and friend and much more so, a brother.
Gleason noted this is behind Allens nickname Ouncie Mitchell.
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Ouncie got his name because he was created small, Gleason said. He was raised to contend with an enormous heart.
Girlfriend Being Held At Salt Lake County Metro Jail Without Bond, Investigation Ongoing
Meanwhile, authorities called the incident isolated and said it had been linked to a domestic disputed between Bagley and Allen, and there is no threat to the general public at the moment.
Bagley has been held at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail without bond.
A study in to the deadly shooting remains ongoing, in accordance with detectives at the Salt Lake City Police Department.
This is actually the tenth homicide in Salt Lake City for 2022.