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Titans WR Justin Hunter arrested for felonious assault, per report

Justin Hunter is currently in jail awaiting arraignment following an arrest for felonious assault, according to reports.

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Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter was arrested and charged with felonious assault in Virginia Beach, Va., according to News Channel 5 in Tennessee. According to the report, Hunter had a warrant issued for his arrest following an incident in early July.

Authorities were called to a "large fight" at Sandbar Raw Bar late on July 3, and a victim was later taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries. The suspect in this case is Hunter, and he is currently in the Virginia Beach City Jail with no bond, with arraignment scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

Details about what actually happened are scarce, though the jail report cites charges including "malicious intent, stabbing, cutting and wounding," according to Audra Martin of WKRN in Nashville. The incident is still being investigated.

In a statement, the Titans said, "We are aware of the situation and are continuing to gather more facts."

Hunter, 24, was a second-round pick by the Titans in 2013 and has caught 46 passes for 852 yards and seven touchdowns in two seasons. He was expected to compete for a starting role in training camp. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt said that "At some point, you either get it or you won't be in this league anymore," when talking about Hunter's on-field production recently, according to The Tennessean.