NFL investigating Ezekiel Elliott for domestic abuse allegations

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott runs past Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott runs past Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

DALLAS (WCMH)–The National Football League is investigating domestic violence claims made against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, according to NFL.com. 

The Columbus City Attorney’s Office declined to charge Elliott after a woman claimed he assaulted her on five separate occasions in the offseason.

Investigators recently interviewed Elliott, who leads the NFL in rushing yards. The investigation is ongoing.

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