The indictment contains (3) counts including MURDER and AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Atlanta–Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr., announces the INDICTMENT, by a Fulton County Grand Jury, of 48-year-old BRYAN SCHMITT.

According to the indictment, at 5:39pm on July 30, 2019, Bryan Schmitt purposely steered his 2011 Mercedes CLS550 in the direction of 60-year-old HAMID JAHANGARD. Jahangard was struck by the vehicle and died two days later of blunt force trauma injuries to the head. The fatal encounter stemmed from Jahangard accidentally striking Schmitt’s Mercedes vehicle with a golf ball. The fatal collision occurred in the driveway of a rental property owned by Jahangard along River Valley Road in Sandy Springs. Schmitt is an Atlanta attorney. Jahangard was a prominent real estate investor who was a native of Iran. The victim graduated from Walton High School in Cobb County and Georgia Tech. On Friday, August 23, 2019, a Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Schmitt for the charges of MURDER, FELONY MURDER, and AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.

Schmitt faces (3) counts as part of this indictment, including:

  • MURDER
  • FELONY MURDER
  • AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

A certified copy of the indictment will be available when it is processed by the Fulton County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.