Mixon surveillance video shown

Surveillance video shows OU freshman RB Joe Mixon punching a female OU student as described in the police report.

Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon is shown punching a 20-year-old OU female student after a short confrontation in surveillance video shown by the Norman Police on Thursday morning.

The clip, which was just under three minutes, was played five times for members of the media at the Norman Investigations Center.

The video starts at 2:39 a.m. on July 25 at Pickleman’s Gourmet Café when the alleged victim, Amelia Rae Molitor, enters the bottom of the frame.

She is shown leaning over a table and talking to a couple of other people before motioning for somebody to come over.

That’s when Mixon arrives, wearing a t-shirt with sunglasses propped up on his forehead. The situation didn’t seem out of the ordinary, but in a span of 15 seconds from after Mixon arrived, it escalated quickly.

No audio of the incident is included, but based on seeing the video, it looks like Mixon said something to Molitor’s friend. As Mixon walks away, Molitor pushes him.

Mixon lunges at her with a closed fist by his side as his sunglasses fall off his face. Molitor then slaps him near the top of his neck on the left side of his face.

Mixon then delivers a right cross that knocks Molitor first into the table on her right side and then she slumps to the floor. From the initial push to Molitor falling, it took less than three seconds for everything occur.

It’s not clear if Mixon left the scene but immediately after the punch, he is no longer in frame of the video for the rest of the clip nor is there any sign of any OU teammates.

Molitor gets up around 40 seconds after but staggers around before sitting down on a chair as the police is called and people attempt to assist Molitor.

In the incident, Molitor allegedly suffered fractures of her jaw, cheekbone, sinus and orbital bone. About two minutes and 20 seconds after being punch, Molitor groggily walks out of the frame with the assistance of her friend.

Mixon has been charged with one count of acts resulting in gross injury. He pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 23.

Mixon, a five-star recruit, was suspended by one year by the university last month after OU President David Boren, athletic director Joe Castiglione and football coach Bob Stoops were shown the video.

Mixon has not publicly commented on the situation, but in tweets since the incident, has indicated he is going to stay at OU and will do his best to remain on the team going forward.


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