Bryshere Gray, famous for playing ‘Hakeem Lyon’ on the hit show ‘Empire’, was arrested on Sunday (July 12) night. He was arrested for abusing his wife and has been charged with domestic violence. According to sources, Gray was arrested by the police in Goodyear, Arizona late Sunday night.
‘Empire’ Star Bryshere Gray Arrested On Charges Of Domestic Violence!
The ‘Empire’ star was arrested in Goodyear, just outside Phoenix. According to the statement by the Goodyear Police Department, Gray was arrested after a long standoff between SWAT and crisis negotiators. Gray has been charged with Domestic Violence for allegedly thrashing his wife.
According to the police, Goodyear P.D officers responded to a distress call from a woman seeking assistance. After the call, officers of Goodyear P.D responded to the scene at 10.15 pm on Sunday at Circle K. The Police revealed that Gray’s wife got hold of a good Samaritan and asked him for help. Following this, the person immediately called Goodyear P.D forcing the officers to intervene just in time. She claimed her husband assaulted her for several hours at their home before she finally broke free and called the cops.
What Exactly Happened?
The Goodyear P.D revealed that there were several injuries on the woman’s body. She also claimed that Bryshere strangled her, causing her to lose consciousness during the alleged assault. While Gray’s wife was being taken to the hospital, the police went to the couple’s house to contact the actor. However, Bryshere Gray refused to leave and barricaded himself inside.
SWAT and crisis negotiators were called onto the scene to resolve the situation. After an intense standoff between Gray and law enforcement, Bryshere surrendered to the police at around 7 Am Monday (July 13) morning. Following this, Bryshere was taken into custody and booked into Maricopa County Jail. He currently faces 3 charges namely: felony aggravated assault (strangulation), misdemeanor assault (domestic violence), and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
According to the Police, Bryshere’s wife was treated for her injures and has released from the Hospital. However, the Police haven’t revealed any further details regarding the Bryshere.