Bengals’ Joe Mixon charged with pointing gun at lady

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals working again Joe Mixon has been charged in a warrant with pointing a gun at a girl and threatening her, in accordance with court docket paperwork.

Mixon faces a misdemeanor cost of aggravated menacing, in accordance with the paperwork, which had been filed Thursday in Hamilton County Municipal Court and obtained by The Associated Press. No lawyer is listed for him in court docket information.

According to the warrant, Mixon pointed the gun on the lady and informed her, “You should be popped in the face. I should shoot you, the police (can’t) get me.”

The incident occurred on Jan. 21, the day earlier than the Bengals beat the Buffalo Bills in a divisional-round playoff sport.

The 26-year-old Mixon rushed for 814 yards and 7 touchdowns this season, his sixth. He additionally had 60 receptions for 441 yards, each profession highs, and two touchdowns.

A second-round draft pick of Oklahoma in 2017, Mixon has spent his whole profession with Cincinnati and rushed for profession highs of 1,205 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2021.

In 2014, when he was 18, Mixon punched a feminine Oklahoma scholar within the face, an assault captured on surveillance video. He was suspended from the soccer workforce for a yr and entered an Alford plea, through which a defendant doesn’t admit guilt however acknowledges there’s adequate proof for a conviction. He acquired a deferred sentence and was ordered to carry out neighborhood service and bear counseling.

The incident harm his standing within the draft, with a number of groups saying they handed on him due to considerations about his character.


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