UPDATE (9:50 a.m. ET): Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been charged with kidnapping. (TMZ)
Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magrois in police custody this morning following a late night domestic disturbance in which he allegedly got violent with his girlfriend Jen Harley.
TMZ reports that the couple got into an argument at their rental home in Los Angeles which quickly turned violent. Ronnie is accused of punching Jen and then chasing her down the street with a knife in one hand and their 18-month-old daughter in the other.
Police arrived at the house where Ronnie had locked himself inside with the child. Officers eventually knocked down the door to get inside and had to use a taser to take Ronnie down. He was brought to the hospital to be checked out before being booked.