Tapped Out Fighter Gary Alilovich Shot Dead Trying to Stop Domestic Assault
A member of a popular mixed martial arts fighting group was shot and killed in Michigan while trying to stop a domestic assault on Friday night.
Gary Alilovich, 25, of Niles, was at a home in Benton Harbor with Heather Poe and siblings Jovan and Ashley Davis when a fight broke out.
According to WNDU, Alilovich, a fighter with the popular mixed martial arts group Tapped Out, intervened in an attempt to stop Jovan Davis from assaulting Poe. The 28-year-old Davis then allegedly pulled out a gun and shot Alilovich and Poe multiple times. Afterwards, 19-year-old Ashley Davis allegedly took a turn shooting both victims.
Poe, 35, was rushed to Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, where she is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds. She is listed in critical condition.
Alilovich was pronounced dead at the scene. The father of three and his girlfriend were expecting a baby boy. His Facebook page’s cover photo shows an ultrasound image of the unborn child.
Jovan and Ashley Davis have been arrested and charged with murder. Jovan was also charged with assault with intent to murder, felony firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. Ashley faces additional charges of felony firearm and assault. Both siblings are locked up in the Berrien County Jail.
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