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TMZ Report: Hernandez Attacks Inmate

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Aaron Hernandez (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Aaron Hernandez (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. (CBS Connecticut) _ Bristol native and former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was in a prison fight Monday.

Celebrity Website TMZ reports
that hernandez attacked another inmate at Bristol County Jail in Massachusetts and according to the report – he beat the guy up pretty good.

Usually, Hernandez is segregated from the general population, but he was allowed to take a walk in an isolated hallway, came into contact with another inmate who Hernandez recognized and then launched into the fight.

TMZ says that the two had been yelling at each other for much of the day and and the other guy had been harassing Hernandez non-stop.

Hernandez, 24, is facing murder charges in the 2013 shooting death of acquaintance, semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.

Hernandez has been in solitary confinement for his own protection.

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