Police report: Former Magic player intentionally struck by car in Orlando parking garage


ORLANDO, Fla. - An Orlando Police Department report says that Chris Duhon, who played for several NBA teams, including the Orlando Magic, was intentionally struck by a car in an Orlando parking garage Saturday evening.

According to the report, Duhon and his brother-in-law Julio Hernandez were walking in the parking garage on Court Avenue when Duhon and the driver of a black Lexus began to argue.

The report said the driver of the car got out and continued to argue face-to-face with Duhon.

According to the police, Hernandez separated the two and he and Duhon continued walking toward their car.

The driver of the Lexus returned to his car and accelerated toward Duhon and Hernandez. Hernandez was able to get out of the way, but the car struck Duhon, causing him to fall across the hood and hit his head on the front windshield, police said.

The driver of the Lexus continued to drive, leaving the garage, police said.

Duhon was transported by ambulance to Orlando Regional Medical Center with injuries to his head and small lacerations on his body, according to the report.

Police said Duhon, when questioned at the hospital, had no recollection of the incident in the garage. Duhon was treated and released.

Police are looking for the car and driver involved. The driver is described as a black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with an Afro haircut. A dark-skinned female passenger was in the car.

Duhon spent two seasons playing for the Orlando Magic.