Cowboys LB Wilson Arrested For Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon

By Mike Fisher & Josh Clark

FRISCO (CBSDFW) – Damien Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys was arrested Tuesday, just after 8 p.m. near Toyota Stadium in Frisco on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Frisco Police confirmed to 1080 KRLD and 105.3 The Fan.

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Wilson, the third-year linebacker, was taken into custody on Tuesday and was released Monday morning after bonding out at $10,000 for each of the two charges.

According to a police incident report, Wilson allegedly backed his truck into a woman who was standing in a parking space he wanted to pull into, then brandished a rifle at another man causing him to be in fear.

The incident, which may have occurred in conjunction with a fireworks show at the FC Dallas soccer match in Frisco, marks the second time in two offseasons that Wilson has been in the news, though last summer’s problem was seemingly more innocuous, as he sustained an eye injury during a paintball game.

Wilson, 24, was a fourth-round pick by Dallas in 2015 and played in all 16 games for the Cowboys last season.

His most recent comment on Twitter was posted at about 5 p.m., three hours before his arrest, when he posted, “When your words get you in trouble.’’

The Cowboys say they are aware of the incident and are in the process of gathering more information before commenting.

When contacted about the incident, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told CBSDFW that they are “looking into the matter to understand the facts.”

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