Kareem Hunt linked to assault in KC nightclub

Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt walks off the field prior to an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WIBW) - Another violent incident involving former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has emerged.

This time, it happened in Kansas City. According to a Kansas City, Missouri, Police report, Hunt was linked to an assault that happened at Mosaic Ultra Lounge in the Power & Light District.

On January 7, at about 2 a.m., police say the victim was approaching the bathroom when he noticed a friend being shoved by three suspects. One of those suspects, according to the report, was identified as another former Chief: George Atkinson.

The report states the victim confronted Atkinson, who then punched him in the left shoulder. Police say the victim responded with a punch, causing suspects to jump him. The victim described being hit in the body and head multiple times with kicks, some of which came from Hunt.

According to police, the victim was unconscious for a period before being escorted out of Mosaic. He went to a North Kansas City hospital to be treated for a broken rib, broken nose as well as multiple bruises.

Police said the victim didn't want to initially report the incident, but his father and relatives convinced him to change his mind.

This is the third violent incident involving Hunt to emerge. There was the February assault of a women seen in the video obtained by TMZ and an alleged incident where Hunt was accused of punching a man at an Ohio resort in June.

Hunt cleared waivers on Monday after being released by the Chiefs. He is now a free agent, but still on the Commissioner's Exempt List. That means he can't play while the NFL investigates his February and June incidents.