Thursday, January 23, 2014

Report: Kentucky assistant basketball coach arrested after locking wife in unheated garage


There seems to be trouble in the Bluegrass after Brian Shorter, an assistant strength and conditioning coach on the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team, was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly locking his wife in an unheated garage, and returning nearly an hour later to throw water on her.

LEX18.com has more on the story:

A source said there was an argument between Shorter and his wife at their home on Russell Springs, early Thursday morning. According to the victim, it came to a head when Shorter pushed her into their garage, which had no heat, and locked her in there. The victim claimed that about 40 minutes later, Shorter returned and threw a bucket of water on her. She, then, apparently made her way to a nearby hotel where she called for help.
Shorter, 46, was charged with fourth-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment.

A spokesperson for the school said that the program is aware of the situation and is currently gathering more information on the case.

Via Eye on College Basketball

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