Transcript for Hope Solo Accused of Domestic Abuse Against Sister, Nephew
There she is, gold medal winner hope solo. She found fame on and off the soccer field with her goalkeeping skills, trends in glossy magazines. She's behind bars this morning, waiting to go before a judge. Cecilia Vega has more. Reporter: This morning, soccer star and olympic gold medalist hope solo is behind bars. Facing two counts of fourth degree domestic violence assault after being arrested for allegedly assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew at a party. A chaotic scene when the police arrived. Saying the olympian appeared intoxicated and upset. With her sister and nephew showing visible injuries. They had some redness and swelling to their face, like they had been assaulted. This could be damaging to her reputation. Reporter: An attorney for the famous goalkeeper telling ABC news, our investigation reveals that hope was assaulted and injured during this unfortunate incident. We look forward to the opportunity to present the true facts in court. What a save by solo! Reporter: She became famous after winning back-to-back gold medals with the women's soccer team. And for her time on "Dancing with the stars." In her 2012 auto biography, solo, a. He worry of hope, she writes, my family doesn't do happy endings. I am who I am. At the end of the day, I'm an athlete that wants to win. Reporter: In November 201, her husband, Jeremy steechs was arrested for allegedly assaulting the soccer player just 24 hours before their wedding. The case was dropped due to lack of evidence. Solo hasn't entered a plea and is set to appear in court on Monday. And our thanks to Cecilia. Coming up, he may be the
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