Boxer Isiah Jones, 28, was shot dead amid an alleged family dispute on Monday.

He was allegedly shot at an address in a street in his home town Detroit, reported Mirror. Police confirmed that on Monday evening, a 28-year-old man was killed in an incident that involved a relative. The Detroit Police Department said that a 28-year-old male matching his name was "shot and killed by a relative at approximately 6. 26 p.m. on the 9300 block of Stout Street."

The middleweight turned professional in 2016, and had a record of 9-7. His last bout was a unanimous points loss to Andrew Murphy in July.

Boxing analyst Corey Erdman shared that he received the "horrible news that middleweight Isiah Jones was killed." He shared that "Jones was one of the stars of the Top Rank bubble era on ESPN and fought on DAZN as well."

The boxer's trainer, Roshawn Jones, said that he had been involved in a dispute before the incident happened. He shared that the boxer was shot in the head after an argument with a family member.

The trainer shared on Instagram that "Isiah, Lost his life yesterday in a tragic event!" He told his followers to please keep "his family in your prayers to help them get through these rough times!"

TMZ Sports reported that the brother of slain boxer was arrested and charged with murder on Wednesday. The arrest came after prosecutors said that Timothy Lyman shot and killed the fighter following a dispute.

According to officials, Lyman is accused of getting into an argument with his brother at around 6:20 p.m. on Monday. He is said to have shot the boxer and fled the area.

Authorities said that Isiah was found unresponsive at the scene and was later declared dead.

According to prosecutors, Lyman is now been charged with one count of second-degree murder, and one count of felony firearm. He is expected to face court for a hearing in the case Thursday. A GoFundMe page has been started to help his family with funeral expenses.

According to, after winning the 2016 National Golden Gloves, Isiah got off to an excellent start as a professional. He reeled off all wins in his first eight fights culminating with a decision over fellow Motor City boxer Lanardo Tyner. The Tyner fight proved to be Isiah's last fight in his hometown.

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