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Attorney to File Assault Charges Against Aaron Donald; Man Shares Photo of Injuries

Adam WellsApril 14, 2021

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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald will be reported to police after allegedly assaulting a man last weekend. 

Pittsburgh attorney Todd Hollis told KDKA-TV he intends to file criminal charges on behalf of De Vincent Spriggs against Donald for an alleged assault that Hollis said occurred between 3-4 a.m. local time on April 11. 

Speaking to TMZ Sports, Hollis said the alleged altercation began inside of a nightclub when Spriggs accidentally bumped into Donald. 

Per TMZ, Hollis alleged that Donald "got aggressive" with his client outside of the club after both men were asked to leave. 

Hollis provided an image to KDKA-TV's Andy Sheehan of the injuries Spriggs is said to have suffered from Donald (warning: image contains graphic content):

Hollis told TMZ that Spriggs suffered "severe trauma," a broken eye socket, broken nose and needed 16 stitches. 

"We are collecting more information and will have no further comment at this time," the Rams said in a statement to TMZ. 

Donald has spent his entire seven-year career with the Rams after being selected No. 13 overall in the 2014 NFL draft. 

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Prior to starting his professional career, Donald grew up in the Pittsburgh area and played college football at the University of Pittsburgh from 2010-13. 

Pitt renamed its training center after Donald in 2019 after he made a donation to renovate the facilities. 

Donald still maintains a residence in Pittsburgh when he isn't living in Los Angeles.