An arrest warrant was issued for Bengals working again Joe Mixon on Thursday afternoon after he allegedly pointed a gun at a girl in downtown Cincinnati final month, based on a number of studies.
In response to the warrant, obtained by WCPO’s Evan Millward, police stated Mixon pointed a gun at a girl on Jan. 21 and stated, “You ought to be popped within the face, I ought to shoot you, the police [can’t] get me.”
Different specifics surrounding the incident — which officers stated occurred simply someday earlier than their divisional spherical playoff recreation towards the Buffalo Bills in New York — aren’t but recognized.
The warrant was issued for one rely of aggravated menacing, a charge in Ohio that states an individual shall not knowingly “trigger one other to consider that the offender will trigger critical bodily hurt to the particular person or property of the opposite particular person, the opposite particular person’s unborn, or a member of the opposite particular person’s rapid household.”
“The membership is conscious misdemeanor costs have been raised towards Joe Mixon,” the Bengals stated in a quick assertion, via Fox 19’s Jeremy Rauch. “The membership is investigating the scenario and won’t remark additional right now.”
Mixon had 814 dashing yards and 7 touchdowns on the bottom final season, his sixth with the Bengals. He had 19 dashing yards on eight carries, together with three catches, within the Bengals’ loss to the Kansas City Chiefs within the AFC championship recreation final week.
The 26-year-old will enter the third 12 months of a four-year, $48 million deal this fall.
The incident is the most recent for Mixon throughout his taking part in profession. He was suspended for a season whereas at Oklahoma in 2014 after he was seen on video punching a girl at a sandwich store close to campus. He was charged with a misdemeanor on the time. Mixon then spent two seasons taking part in for Oklahoma earlier than the Bengals chosen him with the No. 48 total choose in 2017.
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