Update: a second suspect has been arrested
More details on the second arrest in the shooting of Commanders RB Brian Robinson. The now 15-year-old (was 14 at the time of the incident) suspect was charged with assault with intent to rob while armed. https://t.co/OUKJT9fxYp— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) November 5, 2022
Washington Commanders rookie RB Brian Robinson was shot twice during an attempted carjacking in Washington D.C. on August 28th. He fought back against the two assailants and was shot in the knee and glute. Robinson was set to have a starting role on the team, but that was put on hold during his recovery. Robinson was placed on the Reserve/NFI list and missed the first 4 games of the season. Since returning he has 54 carries for 175 yards, and 2 receptions for 13 yards. He got his first, and only, NFL TD in his 2nd game against the Chicago Bears.
Washington D.C. Metro Police have been searching for the suspects in the shooting since it occurred. We’ve finally got an update, and one of the suspects has been apprehended. Police say the suspect, who is 17 years old, has been charged with Assault with Attempt to Rob while Armed (Gun). The arrest was made with the assistance of the ATF. There are still two other suspects at large, and police released a video to help identify them and make another arrest to help close this case.
More on D.C. police on Wednesday announcing that a 17-year-old male juvenile had been arrested in relation to the August shooting of Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr.https://t.co/NLhKmu48CT— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 2, 2022
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department make an arrest in the involvement of the shooting and attempted robbery of Commanders RB Brian Robinson Jr. They are still looking for two more suspects. @wusa9 #HTTC— Darren M. Haynes (@DarrenMHaynes) November 2, 2022
More: https://t.co/nYHQ0fgr0M pic.twitter.com/5IIsnFtSex
MPD announces an arrest in an Assault With Intent to Rob while Armed (Gun) offense that occurred on 8/28/22, in the 1000 blk of H St, NE.— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) November 2, 2022
Thanks for all who assisted in making DC safer with this arrest!
Video: https://t.co/v1l0gQtxA0 pic.twitter.com/rPD3ULyIKv
DC Police also released this video of an additional suspect in the case, who was caught on nearby surveillance cameras: https://t.co/gdEGVSwLX1— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) November 2, 2022