Brian Robinson Jr., Rookie RB for Washington Commanders, shot in DC
Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot on Sunday in Northeast DC on the 1000 block of H Street.
This is according to multiple sources who also believe this was a robbery attempt. Injuries are non-life threatening.
The Washington Commanders released a statement saying "We have been made aware that Brian Robinson, Jr. was the victim of an attempted robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C. 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."
DC police confirm a shooting Investigation in the 1000 block of H Street NE. just before 6pm Sunday. There is a lookout for two black juvenile males with shoulder-length dreads, medium complexion, wearing a black or brown shirt with yellow smiley faces on it.
Commanders coach Ron Rivera tweeted "I just got done visiting w/Brian. He is in good spirits and wanted me to thank everyone for their kind words, prayers & support. He wants his teammates to know he appreciates them all for reaching out and he loves them all & will be back soon doing what he does best."
This story is continuing to be updated here.