The Niners are willing to let the legal process play out with Charles Omenihu.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Charles Omenihu will remain with the team and continue to prepare for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game after being arrested Monday on suspicion of domestic violence, coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday.

Shanahan added that the Niners have spent the last two days looking into what happened to Omenihu and concluded the best course of action is to let the legal process play out before making any further decisions.

“We feel very comfortable letting the legal process take care of itself. And you don’t feel like we need to fire you from our team at this time,” Shanahan said.

According to information from the San Jose Police Department, at 4:39 p.m. on Monday, police went to the residence after a woman called Omenihu after she allegedly pushed her boyfriend to the ground after an argument. Police said there were no visible injuries on the woman who complained of pain in her arm.

Omenihu was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail and released Monday after posting bail. He was also given a restraining order. The case will be presented to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

“The matter will be reviewed under the league’s personal conduct policy. There has been no change in his status,” the NFL said in a statement Wednesday.

Omenihu has been a key part of San Francisco’s defensive transition this season, posting 4.5 sacks in the regular season and two more in the team’s NFC wild-card victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

On Wednesday, Omenihu was ruled out to take part in training while dealing with the injury.

Barring a change in his legal status, Shanahan said Omenyhu will play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

“We’re letting the legal process take care of itself, so if he’s healthy, he’ll play this week,” Shanahan said.

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