Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr., aged 23, found himself in legal trouble on Monday, September 11th, when he was arrested in New York City for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Kysre Gondrezick, who is a professional WNBA player per ABC News. This incident has raised concerns about domestic violence in the sports world.
Porter’s arrest took place at the NYPD’s 17th precinct in Midtown Manhattan. The series of events leading to his arrest unfolded after Porter returned early Monday morning from an evening out with his girlfriend at the Millennium Hotel in Times Square, where the couple was staying.
According to police sources, tensions flared when Gondrezick became upset with the late hour of Porter’s return, prompting her to lock the door to their hotel room.
The situation escalated when Porter sought entry with the assistance of hotel security. It was during this encounter that he allegedly assaulted Gondrezick.
As of now, the extent of the injuries sustained by Kysre Gondrezick is not immediately clear. However, domestic assault charges are pending against Kevin Porter Jr., underscoring the serious nature of the allegations.
The legal proceedings and investigations surrounding this case will undoubtedly be closely followed, as the sports community grapples with yet another incident involving one of its prominent figures.