BOSTON (CBS) – Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was involved in an altercation with another inmate Tuesday at the Bristol County Jail.

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says the incident happened in the housing unit. Both inmates were moved to different units after the fight.

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Sheriff Hodgson says the fight is under investigation and criminal charges could be filed.

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Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the murder of Odin Lloyd.

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