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Former 1st-Round Pick Detained By Police Following Incident At Hotel

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley was reportedly detained by police in Los Angeles after an incident at a hotel. According to a report from TMZ, McKinley is currently undergoing a mental evaluation following the alleged incident on Tuesday afternoon.

Details of the alleged incident remain suspect, but TMZ reported McKinley was with a friend when "something happened" and the friend became worried about the former college football star's well-being.

Here's more from the report:

McKinley was with a friend at a high-end hotel around noon when something happened and the friend became concerned about McKinley's well-being. We're told the friend called police for help.

We're told cops spoke with McKinley who agreed it was in his best interest to get help -- and he cooperated and left with police. We're told McKinley was NOT arrested or booked for any crime.

McKinley was a first-round pick by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2017 NFL draft where he famously brought a framed photo of his grandmother on stage.

We're have more when details become available.