Omarosa Manigault's brother shot and killed in Youngstown

omarosa-manigault-jack-getty.jpgTragedy has struck "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault and her family. Her older brother Jack Manigault was shot and killed on the South Side of Youngstown, OH on Sunday (Oct. 9), reports Youngstown news site Vindy.

The police are describing it as a deadly lovers' quarrel. Manigault was home with his girlfriend when the woman's ex-boyfriend, Marco Cardenas, broke into the house and into the room where Manigault and the woman were sleeping. Manigault was shot in the head and the woman was hit with the gun. Cardenas was forced from the house by two juveniles on the premises.

Cardenas was later arrested.

Omarosa and her family released a brief statement following the incident:

"We thank everyone for their amazing outpouring of support surrounding the tragic death of my brother Jack. My brother was so special to us! We loved him unconditionally and we were so proud of him when he turned his life around and gave his life to God two years ago. Right now it is an extremely difficult time and we ask that you allow family privacy to grieve and make all necessary arrangements."

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