Cowboys LB Damien Wilson arrested for assault with deadly weapon

Wednesday July 5th, 2017

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson was arrested Tuesday night and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, reports FOX 4 in Dallas.

According to a police report, Wilson “intentionally” backed into a woman while trying to find a parking spot. He also brandished a rifle at a man that caused “him to be fear.”

Wilson, a 2015 fourth-round selection by the Cowboys, was arrested near Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas and has since been released from custody on a $20,000 bond.

MLS soccer team FC Dallas played a game against D.C. United at the stadium on Tuesday, which concluded with a Fourth of July fireworks show.

Wilson, 24, played in all 16 games for Dallas last season, starting six games and making 34 tackles.

Police have not said what led to Wilson's arrest and the Cowboys have yet to comment on the incident.

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