An arrest warrant against Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was issued by Hamilton Court, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The warrant says that Nixon “did knowingly point a firearm at the victim stating “you should be popped in the face I should shoot you, the police can get me”. the warrant also states that the offense was committed on 300 Walnut Street, C/O 45202.

Following the incident, the Bengals released a statement saying: “The club is aware misdemeanor charges have been raised against Joe Mixon. The club is investigating the situation and will not comment further at this time.”

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According to court records seen by TMZ, the warrant relates to one count of aggravated menacing, which is a first-degree misdemeanor, according to Ohio’s State Laws and Regulations. Mixon could face up to 180 days in jail and pay a fine if convicted.

Aggravated menacing refers to knowingly leading another person to believe that they will be caused physical harm, or harm to their property, unborn child, or family members.

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In 2014, as a member of the Oklahoma Sooners college football team, Mixon faced misdemeanor assault charges after he punched a woman. He entered an Alford plea after admitting that there existed enough evidence for his conviction. He was given a year-long probation as well as community service of 100 hours. The court also mandated behavioral counseling for Mixon.

Mixon recorded 145 scrimmage yards in the Bengals’ season-opening 23-20 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the 42-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Week 9, Mixon carried for 153 yards, had 58 receiving yards, a career-high, and a franchise record five touchdowns. For his performance against the Panthers, he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.