Bryshere Gray has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
It was reported that a 911 call was placed by a woman who identified herself as Gray’s wife who stated that the Empire star had assaulted her. The incident took place at their home in Goodyear, Arizona around 10:15 p.m.
A press release gave more detail on what happened, stating that the woman made the call to the police after waving down someone at a gas station. The release also states that the woman had visible injuries after being assaulted for hours. She also stated that Gray strangled her to where she lost consciousness.
Goodyear Police arrest “Empire” actor, Bryshere Gray for domestic violence. See full story on Facebook @goodyearpolice. pic.twitter.com/O3e3BWzOsP
— Goodyear Police Dept (@Goodyearpolice) July 13, 2020
Gray reportedly refused to come out of his home and talk to the police. Gray eventually responded and was taken into custody around 7 a.m PST after the arrival of SWAT and the negotiation team.
He was taken into custody as Maricopa County Jail and charged with aggravated assault, assault, and disorderly conduct. The woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Representatives of Gray have yet to make a response about the incident.