DENVER - OCTOBER 24: Linebacker Jason Hunter #52 of the Denver Broncos celebrates a fumble recovery and 75-yard run for a touchdown with teammate Champ Bailey #24 as offensive tackle Branden Albert #76 of the Kansas City Chiefs unsuccessfully gives chase during the second quarter at INVESCO Field at Mile High on November 14 2010 in Denver Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
UPDATE: BRONCOS RELEASE STATEMENT REGARDING JASON HUNTER
The Denver Broncos released the following statement regarding Jason Hunter:
"We are aware of the reports regarding Jason Hunter and are currently in the process of gathering information and reviewing the facts. Our thoughts are with Jason, and we are hopeful he makes a quick recovery. Out of respect for his privacy, we will not have additional comment on the matter at this time."
Just days after former Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall was stabbed by his wife in Miami, news comes out that Broncos defensive end Jason Hunter has been stabbed, with his 23-year old girlfriend arrested.
According to WXYZ.com, Hunter was driven to Detroit Receiving Hospital by someone he knows, said it was his 23-year-old girlfriend who stabbed him this morning.
The reports goes on to say that Hunter's girlfriend was taken into custody and would be charged with felonious assault among other charges. The report was later updated to say no charges would be filed since Hunter doesn't want to pursue the case.
Hunter was reportedly wounded in the left shoulder, and is said to be recovering.
Hunter started 12 games for the Broncos in 2010 finishing with 61 tackles and 3 sacks.while scoring a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs.
UPDATE 2:41 pm MST
I've spoken to my client Jason Hunter and it's a very minor injury, just a few stitches. He'll be fine. We thank you for your prayers.