Massachusetts authorities have contacted police in Gainesville, Fla., about a 2007 shooting there to determine if Aaron Hernandez played a role, according to a report from ABC News and ESPN.

A violent incident involving Aaron Hernandez in 2007 was made public Tuesday courtesy of a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Aaron Hernandez continues to kept away from other inmates for his own safety, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson said Monday.

Aaron Hernandez is in jail, has been denied bail (twice) and still is a long way away from going to trial.



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Speaking to the Albany Herald newspaper, former Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch stood by his former teammate, Aaron Hernandez.

“Aaron is a great guy and a great friend of mine and a great teammate,” Branch told the newspaper. “I love him to death, and it was shocking to hear his name involved in this situation. I truly hope and pray he doesn’t have any dealings with it.”

While Aaron Hernandez continues to sit in jail after being denied bail a day earlier, authorities were busy Friday as they continue to pursue the investigation into the murder of Odin Lloyd.

Ernest “Bo Fish” Wallace, sought for being an accessory after the fact, was captured in Miramar, Fla., according to a tweet from the Massachusetts State Police.

In hindsight, Bill Belichick deciding to cultivate a relationship with Urban Meyer might not have been such a hot idea for the Patriots.



Here’s the full statement from the NFL regarding Aaron Hernandez, which was released Thursday afternoon:

“NFL clubs were advised today that if Aaron Hernandez enters into a player contract prior to the resolution of the charges pending against him, the contract will not be approved or take effect until Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a hearing. The purpose of the hearing would be to determine whether Hernandez should be suspended or face other action prior to the charges being resolved.”

Aaron Hernandez was denied bail at a hearing on Thursday afternoon before Superior Court Judge Renee Dupuis in Fall River, meaning the former Patriots tight end will return to jail.

Saying “the Commonwealth [has] presented a case that (is) circumstantial, to be sure, but very, very strong,” Dupuis ordered Hernandez back to jail, and to appear in court for a July 24 probable cause hearing.

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is due back in court Thursday afternoon for a bail review hearing a day after his arraignment on murder and weapons charges, is being investigated for his possible involvement in a double murder in Boston last summer, according to a report from Boston television station Fox 25.