Police visited the home of Joe Mixon on Monday night after a call reporting possible shots had been fired.
A child was taken to hospital with minor injuries from the scene but it was not clear whether Joe Mixon was involved in the incident.
Anderson High School has confirmed it was one of their students injured near a home associated with Bengals running back Joe Mixon Monday night.
One of his neighbours said that the shooting unfolded as teenagers were playing with toy Nerf guns in the area.
Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was last month charged in a warrant with pointing a gun at a woman and threatening her.
The incident sparked some funny memes on Twitter.
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