Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. was shot multiple times in an apparent attempted robbery, according to JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington.
Commanders rookie RB Brian Robinson has been shot multiple times in robbery attempt, per @nbcwashington. Sources tell me it’s non life threatening. Much more to come.
— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 28, 2022
The injuries are not life-threatening, and Robinson is in stable condition. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Robinson was the victim of an attempted carjacking.
Commanders’ rookie RB Brian Robinson was shot multiple times in an apparent carjacking attempt, as @JPFinlayNBCS reported. The injuries are considered non life threatening.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 28, 2022
Robinson, a third-round pick from Alabama, is considered to be the top candidate to start in the backfield for the Commanders in Week 1 over incumbent Antonio Gibson.
We’ll have more on this story as it develops.