The 23-year-old was hanging out at an Airbnb, rented by her friends Sunday morning when two robbers entered the home and began terrorizing the 10 guests, holding them at gunpoint, according to TMZ.
Elisa was in one of the bedroom’s during the robbery when she overheard the disturbance and escaped out a sliding glass door and ran down the street to safety.
The intruders reportedly stole $30-$40,000 worth of jewelry, electronics and cash then fled the scene before police arrived. No one was injured. The investigation.
Now, Johnson, 23, is speaking out for the first time after the terrifying home invasion. She hopped on Instagram Stories to thank everyone who reached out with concern.. see her post above.
In the statement shared to Instagram, she wrote, “As was reported, I was involved in a minor parking lot accident yesterday. I am okay, and am praying that the elderly gentlemen who was walking behind my car as I was backing up is okay.”
Ali was backing up in a parking lot of a shopping center when she accidentally hit the man. He was reportedly treated by paramedics on the scene and then transported by ambulance to a hospital. According to TMZ, the man was in stable condition.
Laila’s daughter Sydney was also in the car at the time of the incident, but is “okay.”
The retired boxer was not arrested or cited but that could change as the incident is still being investigated by police.
Ali concluded her message: “I am thankful for the medical responders and La county sheriff’s department, both of whom arrived promptly and tended to the situation with urgency and calm. Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me concerned.”
— Laila Ali (@TheRealLailaAli) December 6, 2018