GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Johns Creek
Johns Creek, GA (August 8, 2020) – On Saturday, August 8, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that on August 8, 2020, at approximately 1:45 a.m., JCPD was dispatched to Bliss Bar and Lounge located at 10305 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Witnesses at the scene report that a vehicle driven by a female hit two females in the parking lot. The officer fired at the vehicle as it drove towards the officer. The vehicle fled from the parking lot. The two females were transported to a local hospital; one with serious injuries from being struck by the vehicle and the other female with minor injuries.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Yasmine Mbi, 30, of Johns Creek. At approximately 7:30 a.m., the vehicle driven by Mbi was located parked at an unrelated location in Johns Creek. Mbi was located and arrested at her residence shortly after the discovery of the vehicle. Mbi did not receive any injuries during the incident. JCPD arrested Mbi for Aggravated Assault and Hit and Run.
No officers were injured during the incident.
The GBI will continue its independent investigation. Once completed, it will be turned over to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office for review.