“Preliminary investigation has revealed this incident to be home associated between the suspect and his spouse, each residents of the … residence,” the discharge stated.
Ozuna, 30, additionally struck the girl along with his arm, which had a forged on it, the discharge stated. He was taken into custody “with out additional incident,” the discharge stated, and booked into the Fulton County Jail. He’s being charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery below the Home Violence Act, police stated.
The lady had seen accidents, however was not taken to the hospital, SSPD stated within the launch.
CNN has reached out to Ozuna’s illustration for remark.
“The Braves totally help Main League Baseball’s coverage on home violence which stresses to the fullest that our society can’t and won’t tolerate home violence in any kind. Till the investigation is accomplished, we may have no additional remark and all inquiries into the matter ought to be referred to the Workplace of the Commissioner.”
A supply with information of the state of affairs instructed CNN that the MLB is conscious of Ozuna’s arrest and that its Division of Investigations is starting a assessment of the matter in accordance with the joint coverage in opposition to home violence that MLB and the Main League Baseball Gamers Affiliation have in place.
Ozuna was positioned on the 10-day injured checklist earlier this week after fracturing two fingers on his left hand throughout Tuesday night time’s sport in opposition to the Boston Crimson Sox.