'Tosh.0's John Winkler Mistaken for Stabbing Suspect and Shot by L.A. Police
John Winkler, the 30-year-old production assistant on Comedy Central hit "Tosh.0", was shot and killed by police in West Hollywood when he was mistaken for an assailant. He was reportedly helping friends who were being held at knife point when police saw him emerge with a man covered in blood, both were running directly at the police. Police mistook Winkler for the suspect and fired shots. The actual stabbing suspect was found choking a victim inside the apartment. Since the incident and an unrelated stabbing death, the building has installed two security guards.
By Jordan Moses
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