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Man shot by police in Aberdeen July 27 released from hospital, charged with assault

Man shot by police in Aberdeen July 27 released from hospital, charged with assault

The man who was shot by Aberdeen Police after he allegedly threatened officers and lunged at them with a comb, mistaken for a weapon, in late July was arrested Friday.

Tyler Winkler, 23, of Aberdeen, was Tasered and shot multiple times by an Aberdeen Police officer July 27 at the Affinity Old Post Apartment Complex in the 100 block of Hamilton Place, according to Aberdeen Police.

Winkler was administered first aid at the scene and taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Winkler was released from the hospital Friday and Aberdeen Police Department detectives served him a warrant charging him with first- and second-degree assault, obstructing and hindering...

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