HPD: Man attacks police officers with a mop handle

Author Gusman charged with aggravated assault against public servant

By Louis Lochte - News Producer
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HOUSTON - A Houston man was arrested after investigators say he attacked HPD officers.

According to police, at around 5:20 p.m. Saturday officers responded to reports of a suspicious person at a residence.

When officers arrived, investigators say Author Gusman tried to jab officers with several items including a mop handle.

Gusman attacked the officers and tried to kick one of them several times, according to court documents.

Officers shocked Gusman with a Taser and he was taken into custody.

One of the officers hurt his hand.

Gusman, 50, is charged with aggravated assault against a public servant.

This isn't Gusman's first run-in with police. Court records show Gusman was convicted of attempted murder in 1990.

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