'Top Model' Finalist The Brutal Mug Shot

7/17/2013 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Tyra Banks
would flip if she saw this -- the shocking bruised mug shot of former "America's Next Top Model" star Renee Alway, following her insane arrest in Palm Springs last month.

As we reported, 27-year-old Alway -- who placed 3rd on cycle 8 of the show -- was arrested on June 28th following a six-hour standoff with police ... after she was allegedly spotted wandering around a vacant home while carrying a gun.

Among the charges ... Alway was booked on suspicion of burglary, fraud, possession of narcotics, forged bills, and committing a felony while on bail.

Alway had been out on bail following her prior arrest just weeks before ... when she was popped for drug paraphernalia, petty theft, and fraud.