Aaron Hernandez

On the heels of being charged with the murder of an acquaintance, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now being investigated for a drive-by shooting in Boston that left two men dead, ABC News reports.

Last July, officer's found "three individuals suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased on scene." The deceased were identified as Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu, 29, and Safiro Teixeira Furtado, 28.

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The shooting occurred hours after the former New England Patriots star was involved in a nightclub altercation. Police would not comment on Hernandez's role in the latest investigation.  

Hernandez was charged Wednesday with the murder of Odin Lloyd and five gun-related offenses. According to reports, the Lloyd was shot multiple times in the back and chest a few hours after getting into a fight with Hernandez at a nightclub. Following his arrest, Hernandez was released from the Patriots.

Hernandez will be back in court Thursday afternoon for a bail hearing.