LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found with a shank-like weapon in his prison cell on Friday.

Hernandez is serving a life-sentence at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts.

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According to multiple reports, guards found a prison-made shank during a shakedown when checking Hernandez’s cell.

Hernandez was immediatly taken out of the general population and moved to a segregated unit within the prison.

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This is not the first incident Hernandez has had since being incarcerated.

In 2014 he was indicted in an alleged jail assault after getting in an altercation with another inmate.

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The former NFL-er is scheduled to go to another trial for a 2012 double murder case in Boston in January.