‘Tosh.0' Staffer Mistakenly Shot and Killed by LA Sheriff Deputy

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that one of its deputies shot and killed a production assistant for Comedy Central's “Tosh.0” after mistaking him for a stabbing suspect.

Homicide Bureau detectives are investigating the incident.

According to the Sheriff's Department, Winkler, 30, was fatally shot after deputies responded to an “assault with a deadly weapon, man with a knife call at an apartment complex in West Hollywood on Monday night.




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