Washington Commanders RB Brian Robinson Shot in Attempted Carjacking … Likely to Survive Injuries
8/28/2022 5: 21 PM PT
7: 25 PM PT — We’ve obtained video appearing showing Robinson on the floor, being treated by paramedics in D.C. … just moments after being shot.
7: 20 PM PT — Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera just Tweeted out an update after visiting Robinson at a healthcare facility.
“I simply got done visiting w/Brian. He could be in good spirits and wanted me to thank everyone because of their kind words, prayers & support. He wants his teammates to learn he appreciates all of them for trying and he loves all of them & will undoubtedly be back soon doing what he does best.”
6: 30 PM PT — The Commanders issued a statement on the shooting of Robinson, telling TMZ Sports … “We’ve been made aware that Brian Robinson, Jr. was the victim of an attempted armed robbery or carjacking in Washington, D.C.
“He sustained non-life-threatening injuries and happens to be being treated at a healthcare facility, where Team officials are on-site with him. We ask that you please respect Brian’s privacy at the moment.”
Brian Robinson of the Washington Commanders was shot in D.C. this weekend … TMZ Sports has confirmed.
The 23-year-old running back was struck by two bullets Sunday, which his lower half — this during an attempted carjacking … in accordance with NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. We have been told he’s been hospitalized and is in stable condition. He’s likely to survive his injuries.
MPDC tells TMZ Sports … a handgun was recovered not too from the scene of the crime — which occurred shortly before 6 PM ET — but no arrests have already been made yet.
The Commanders just played a casino game on Saturday against Ravens. Robinson was selected through the NFL Draft earlier this season.
Story developing …