Phoenix police officer charged with assault

- A Phoenix police officer has been arrested after allegedly attacking his wife and son.

According to court documents, Officer Eric Gomez and his wife got into an argument that quickly escalated. Gomez allegedly dragged his wife by her hair into a hallway at their home and then kicked her in the ribs. The couples' children were watching the attack unfold.

When Gomez's son tried to intervene, Gomez allegedly punched him in the face. His son told police that he got his siblings and mother out of the house and took them to a nearby church.

Gomez faces assault charges and his future with the police department is unknown.

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