7:25 PM PT — We’ve obtained video appearing to show Robinson on the ground, being treated by paramedics in D.C. … just moments after being sh ot.
7:20 PM PT — Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera just Tweeted out an update after visiting Robinson at the hospital.
“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.”
6:30 PM PT — The Commanders issued a statement on the shooting of Robinson, telling TMZ Sports … “We have 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 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.”
My understanding is at least two bullets struck #Commanders RB Brian Robinson in the lower body. As @MikeGarafolo said, Robinson is hospitalized in stable condition. A terrible situation that could’ve been even worse.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 28, 2022
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 … according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. We’ve been told he’s been hospitalized and is in stable condition. He’s expected to survive his inj uries.
MPDC tells TMZ Sports … a handgun was recovered not too far from the scene of the crime — which occurred shortly before 6 PM ET — but no arrests have been made yet.
The Commanders just played a game on Saturday against Ravens. Robinson was selected during the NFL Draft earlier this year.