LOS ANGELES — "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was arrested early Friday on suspicion of kidnapping in Los Angeles and had to be shocked with a stun gun while being taken into custody, police said.

Ortiz-Magro was taken into custody after police responded to a report of a physical altercation in the Hollywood Hills, police Officer Jeff Lee said.

The 33-year-old Ortiz-Magro was uncooperative and officers used a stun gun to take him into custody, Lee said. He was released later in the day.

A child at the residence was unharmed.

Jersey Shore Star Girlfriend Arrest
This Thursday, May 16, 2019 booking photo from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jennifer Annette Harley. (Via AP)

The reality star has been seen in Los Angeles in recent days with his on-and-off girlfriend, Jennifer Harley. Police, however, did not identify who else was involved in the incident.

Phone and email messages left for Ortiz-Magro's manager were not immediately returned.

Harley has faced misdemeanor domestic battery cases three times in Las Vegas relating to scuffles with Ortiz-Magro, including one this year and cases in 2016 and 2018. All were dismissed.

Harley's attorney Michael Cristalli said he was collecting information about Ortiz-Magro's arrest in Los Angeles and had no immediate comment.

The couple has a young daughter.

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Nicole Polizzi
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, from left, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio and Nicole Polizzi arrive at the LA Premiere of "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" on Thursday, March 29, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

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