After a shooting investigation at his home, Joe Mixon, Bengals RB, won’t be charged

Joe Mixon is in the clear after police were called to his house on Mar. 6. (Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images)

After being called to Joe Mixon’s home on Mar. 6. (Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images

Police investigating a shooting at Joe Mixon’s home in Cincinnati on March. No charges were brought against the Bengals running back Joe Mixon. 6 left one teenager with injuries. prosecutors said Thursday.

Mixon was cleared as a suspect by police March. 9 of the shootings allegedly took place in Cincinnati. Two other teenagers were seen running through the neighborhood playing Nerf guns “dart wars” with each other when shots were fired at them. After being reportedly stuck in his foot, the victim was later transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

While prosecutors reiterated Thursday Mixon was not seen with a weapon that he legally owned or registered. Peter Schaffer, Mixon’s lawyer, gave a detailed account of what happened the night of shooting. Schaffer said that Mixon did not intend to confront anyone. He did not mean to threaten anyone. He did not intend or have the intention to shoot anyone.

Mixon, Shalonda his sister, Mixon’s five children, Mixon’s “male companion”, and Mixon’s physical therapy had just returned from an out-of town trip. They were alarmed by the sight of an unknown individual running around the house wielding what appeared to be weapons.

“On the night before the incident, several vehicles pulled up in front Joe’s home and blocked the street. Schaffer stated that this happened when it was dark outside. Joe and his physical therapy saw several people running into the yards of neighbors carrying what appeared like weapons.

“… “… Joe and his physical therapist felt threatened. They feared for their safety as well as the safety of the children living in the house. Joe called the Bengals director for security to request that police be dispatched to the residence immediately. He feared for everyone’s safety. From a separate room, the physical therapist dialled 911.

Mixon was not charged, but his sister and Lamonte Brawer were, according to prosecutors. Shalonda mixon is charged with one count each of tampering and obstruction of justice. Lamonte Brewer was indicted on one count each of felonious assault and tampering evidence. Brewer is charged with two counts of possessing a weapon with disability. Surveillance footage obtained by police Brewer fired multiple shots at Shalonda, the teenager, and Shalonda as they collected shell casings. Then, Brewer fled the scene in a vehicle that he shared with Brewer.

Brewer faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison Mixon could be sentenced to a maximum of four years if convicted. According to prosecutors, neither of them have been arrested and their location is unknown. Prosecutors added that Brewer has a long criminal history and that the Zastava pistol Brewer allegedly used looks like an AK-47.

Mixon’s off-field past

Mixon was recently the subject of another off-the field incident.

After he pointed a gun at an unidentified woman in downtown Cincinnati on Jan. 22, a warrant was issued for his arrest. Those charges were later droppedHowever, an additional investigation is being conducted into the original case.

Mixon told prosecutors that he was subject to “multiple threats of harm and harassment via social media” since his address was made public.

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