“Preliminary investigation has revealed this incident to be domestic associated between the suspect and his spouse, each residents of the … residence,” the discharge mentioned.
Ozuna, 30, additionally struck the girl together with his arm, which had a solid on it, the discharge mentioned. He was taken into custody “with out additional incident,” the discharge mentioned, and booked into the Fulton County Jail. He is being charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery beneath the Domestic Violence Act, police mentioned.
The girl had seen accidents, however was not taken to the hospital, SSPD mentioned within the launch.
CNN has reached out to Ozuna’s illustration for remark.
“The Braves totally assist Major League Baseball’s coverage on domestic violence which stresses to the fullest that our society can’t and won’t tolerate domestic violence in any kind. Until the investigation is accomplished, we could have no additional remark and all inquiries into the matter must be referred to the Office of the Commissioner.”
A supply with data of the scenario instructed CNN that the MLB is conscious of Ozuna’s arrest and that its Department of Investigations is starting a evaluate of the matter in accordance with the joint coverage towards domestic violence that MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association have in place.
Ozuna was positioned on the 10-day injured record earlier this week after fracturing two fingers on his left hand throughout Tuesday night time’s sport towards the Boston Red Sox.