Harris County Precinct 4 deputies have identified the “career criminal” charged with assaulting a constable deputy at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown over the weekend.
The incident happened Saturday evening at the water park at 21300 North Freeway in Spring when Kevin Hunter bypassed metal detectors with a gun, Precinct 4 said.
HAPPENING NOW !!! SUSPECT ARRESTED AT SPLASH TOWN WITH GUN AND FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON A POLICE OFFICER!
A Constable Deputy has been transported to a local hospital after he was assaulted by a suspect being arrested for bringing a gun into Splash Town in the 21300 IH 45.
— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) July 9, 2023
Hunter was eventually detained after allegedly resisting and assaulting a deputy.
Both the suspect and deputy were taken to a hospital and released the next day, the constable’s office said.
Hunter has been charged with felony assault on a peace officer and possession of a weapon where prohibited.
His bond for the weapon charge was set at $500. A bond for the felony assault has not yet been set.
Authorities discovered Hunter had currently been out on a $5,000 bond for robbery-bodily injury.