Ezekiel Elliott's Friend Alvarez Jackson Arrested for Carrying Gun at Ohio Club

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistFebruary 22, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 11:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys in action against the New York Giants on December 11, 2016 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Cowboys 10-7.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's friend Alvarez Jackson was arrested Feb. 17 for carrying a loaded gun into a Columbus, Ohio, bar.

According to TMZ Sports, Elliott was not arrested or detained, but he did speak to police regarding the incident, as seen in the following video:

Per Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News, police confirmed that Elliott wasn't suspected or accused of any wrongdoing.

According to Matt Lombardo of NJ.com, TMZ originally reported that Elliott was detained then questioned. The Pro Bowler denied the report in a since-deleted tweet, however: "I was never 'detained' by the police. Nor was I ever questioned or in any type of trouble."

Jackson was charged with felony illegal gun possession in a liquor establishment and is set to appear in court Wednesday, per TMZ Sports.    

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