Brian Schmidt, 48, deliberately targeted his car in Hamid Jahangard, who died two days later, according to Schmidt's arrest warrant.
The lawyer believed that Jahangard, a real estate investor, threw a golf ball at his According to the 2011 Mercedes Mercedes CLS550 police.
In addition to the murder charge, Schmidt was also charged with felony murder and murder. aggravated assault charges, the DA's office said.
Schmidt will plead not guilty when he entered Thursday, his lawyer, Don Samuel, told CNN.
The fatal incident occurred on the evening of July 30 in the driveway of a Jahangard property in Atlanta's suburb of Sandy Springs, authorities said. Jahangard was waiting for the artists to arrive.
In a statement included in police reports, Schmidt, a resident of Sand Springs, told officers he was returning home around 5:15 pm and saw a man standing on the way to the trash can.
"He made a throwing motion and I saw a white object hit my car," Schmidt tells detectives.
Schmidt said he made a backward turn and approached the man.
"I was spinning out of my window to ask why he threw something in my car. He called me out" (exhaustively)! This is none of your business! "Schmitt said." When I tried to get out of the alley, he pushed the trash can toward me. I bent to the right to miss him and eventually hit a second garbage bin. When I came to a stop, he was lying on the (other side) of the () first trash bin. "
Investigative officers found a golf ball across the street from where Jahangard was hit.
The victim was on the phone with her brother
security showed Jahangard coming down the alley and standing at the bottom near the bins club, writes the detective in a supplemental report to the criminal complaint. Schmidt travels, stops, supports and remains stationery for about 25 seconds before making a left turn and speeding up, the detective writes.
"You don't see the impact," the detective writes. "The victim Hamid (Jahangard) is hit on the ground, his head bounces twice from the sidewalk and his body rotates," the detective writes.
"Now you can also see the golf ball rolling slowly down the alley … and roll in the flower garden, "the detective writes.
An accidental vehicle came to the scene while it was occurring, and police were able to inspect surveillance footage captured by the vehicle. These shots "do not match" the account Schmidt gave to authorities, police say.
A police report said: "The speed used to lower the trash can, lift the front end of the car upwards and drive the victim so high that it causes a massive skull fracture at which blood leaks to his ears seconds after being struck is not an accident. "
Jahangard's brother, Manoucher Jahangard, told police they were talking on the phone when the crash happened. Manoucher Jahangard said he heard his brother say," I didn't throw anything. I didn't throw anything, get out of your face, "before the line dies, another additional report says.
The doctor said that Jahangard arrived at the hospital with a massive skull fracture, swelling of his brain and multiple fractures of his legs According to court records,
After as magistrate issued orders, Schmidt became police on August 12.
Tina Burnside and Artemis Moshtagyan contributed to this report.