Freshman running back with the Washington Commanders In an attempted robbery or carjacking on Sunday, Brian Robinson was shot, the Washington, D.C., Police Department confirmed to NFL.com. He was taken to a local hospital, where he is said to be in stable condition, according to NFL Network Insider.
According to police, they were called to the 1000 block of H Street NE in Washington, D.C., where they discovered Robinson, the shooting victim, who had two gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.
The Commanders issued a statement on Sunday stating, “We have been made aware that Brian Robinson was the victim of an attempted armed robbery or carjacking in Washington, DC. Officials from the team are present with him while he receives treatment at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Please respect Brian’s privacy at this time, we ask.” Two suspects fled the area, according to the police report, and left the gun behind a few streets away.