Proof and Bender were playing pool, and Proof was losing. Words were exchanged, and Proof grabbed Bender by the face, shoved him and then hit him. As Bender tried to defend himself, Proof pulled a handgun and "pistol whipped" Bender, then shot him in the temple.
"As Proof stood over him with the weapon, someone came to Mr. Bender's aid and someone shot Proof," Upshaw said.
The account is disputed later in the article; innocent until proven guilty; no fair trial in the court of public opinion, $ etc. So all I've got to say is that this post of mine from a few weeks ago would fit nicely at this time.