Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson shot in attempted robbery. Robinson is reportedly in stable condition.
Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot in an attempted robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C., the team announced on Sunday.
“We have been made aware that Brian Robinson, Jr. was the victim of an attempted robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C,” the team wrote in an official statement. “He sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is currently being treated at the hospital, where Team officials are on-site with him. We ask that you please respect Brian’s privacy at this time.”
The incident reportedly occurred at the 1000 block of H St., and according to the Washington Times, police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene. A firearm was also recovered at the scene.
Robinson, a third-round pick out of Alabama in this year’s NFL Draft, has been performing well at training camp for his new team behind running backs Antonio Gibson and J.D. McKissic.
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In his first preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, he had 26 yards on six carries with a touchdown while also catching both of his targets for 15 yards. Given that he didn’t play in the last preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, it was assumed that Robinson had already made enough of an impression to make the team.
Commanders rookie RB Brian Robinson was “shot multiple times” Sunday, a source from the team told TECH SEARCH NET Sports Director LEE. The injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
Tuscaloosa native and former Alabama running back Brian Robinson is in stable condition after being shot during an attempted robbery.