Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Indicted for Jersey Shore Brawl

Celebrity News Dec. 17, 2010 AT 4:13PM
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Indicted for Jersey Shore Brawl Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

A grand jury laid the smack down on Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Thursday.

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24-year-old Ortiz-Magro was indicted in Ocean County, New Jersey, for his involvement in a fight that occurred during the first season of the MTV hit. Charged with one count of third-degree assault, Ortiz-Magro faces up to five years in state prison, TMZ reports.

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Stephen Izzo, who was on the receiving end of Ortiz-Magro's blows, has a pending lawsuit against the Jersey Shore star, the show's producers and MTV.

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Though the incident occurred on September 4, 2009, sources tell TMZ that the charges were delayed because both sides were attempting to reach a plea agreement.

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