Detroit police officer charged with domestic violence

Johnny Ray Bridges accused of assaulting woman in Detroit home

DETROIT - A Detroit police officer is facing  slew of charges for allegedly assaulting a woman inside a Detroit home.

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said Johnny Ray Bridges was drinking with the 31-year-old victim during the early morning hours of March 3 when the two got into an argument.

Bridges allegedly fired off a handgun into the air and then punched and kicked the woman.

Police said the woman, who was wearing only a T-shirt, escaped by breaking through a window and calling for help at a nearby restaurant. She wasn't seriously hurt.

Bridges is charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, domestic violence and reckless discharge of a firearm.

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