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Shaquille O'Neal is the subject of an open assault investigation by police in Atlanta after an incident his lawyer described as "horseplay" in which a co-worker was injured last year. Per ESPN...
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According to Robert Williams, a co-worker of O'Neal's at Turner Studios, for whom O'Neal is an NBA analyst, the 15-time All-Star "ran out of a room and hit me with a tackle punch to the back knocking me down and falling on top of me injuring my neck and back," the police report says.

Williams said Turner Security was made aware of the incident within a day.

"The investigation was initially handled by the zone and as that investigation deepened, it was transferred (to) the complex case squad," Atlanta police Sgt. Greg Lyon said, according to WSB TV in Atlanta. "At the conclusion of their investigation, we'll have their findings and we'll go forth from there, whether charges will be filed, whether it (will) be reviewed by the DA's Office."
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NOLAtoChiTwn119 months
tackle punch=fraudulent verbiage
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Ignignot119 months
dude filing complaint sounds Beta
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TutHillTiger119 months
give me a break, obviously there was no intent to injure which is a requirement of any assault.
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TheShwenz119 months
"What the hell is a tackle punch?"

Hahaha seriously. I have no idea what that guy just described
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justice119 months
They want some money.
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Navytiger74119 months
What a bitch. I'm sure this won't end with him dropping the charges and getting some money...
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Shooter119 months
Sounds like a frivolous lawsuit.
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TheCaterpillar119 months
Shaq is just a playful giant. Looks like it was meant to be playful, the guy got hurt because shaq is friggin huge, and is now being a jackass and suing him instead of handling internally like a man.
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Chicken119 months
That had to hurt...
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Clyde Tipton119 months
What the hell is a tackle punch?
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