UK assistant strength coach arrested for assault

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - An assistant strength coach for the UK Basketball team is facing charges.

Lexington police arrested 45-year-old Brian Shorter Thursday morning, after Shorter's wife told police he pushed her into a cold garage and locked the door to their home.

Police also say at one point, Shorter threw water on his wife. She went to a nearby hotel for help.

Shorter is charged with assault and wanton endangerment.

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