Reports: Brian Robinson shot multiple times in robbery attempt against him

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Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson was shot multiple times in a robbery attempt, JP Finlay of NBCSportsWashington.com reports.

Finlay reports it’s non-life threatening, and Robinson is in stable condition.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media adds that at least two bullets struck Robinson in the lower body.

Robinson, 23, appeared to be leading the running back competition with Antonio Gibson. He did not play in Saturday night’s preseason loss to the Ravens.

In the first two preseason games, Robinson ran 14 times for 57 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 15 yards.

The Commanders made him a third-round draft choice out of Alabama, where he spent five seasons.

UPDATE 7:30 P.M.: Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan reports Robinson was the victim of a carjacking when he was shot in Washington, D.C., and police still are searching for the suspects.

75 responses to “Reports: Brian Robinson shot multiple times in robbery attempt against him

  1. Jaylen Twyman was also shot in DC as a rookie. Everything is ok though. Guns are illegal in DC and Muriel Bowser has everything under control.

  2. Don’t worry, the person who shot him will be able out on the street tonight with no bail, it was obviously the gun’s fault

  3. If Jack Del Rio doesn’t come out and immediately condemn the 2nd Amendment (despite this crime having nothing to do with legal Constitutionally enumerated gun ownership), Herr Woke-meister Ron Rivera needs to fine him $100,000.00!!! Heil Ron!

  4. I really hope they catch the militia that shot him so they can be properly educated how to March in formation. That would be in keeping with the argument I keep hearing about what regulated means anyway.

    I’m praying he makes a complete recovery and is doing what he loves soon.

  5. Damn. As a Cowboys fan hope he recovers quick and we see him back on the field soon.

  6. The high crime in Washington is very high and dangerous. It’s flat out scary. I hope authorities can put a stop to it. Also, the areas surrounding the White House aren’t much better.

  7. why does it feel like this country is turning into South America? Thank god it looks like he’ll be ok

  8. Simply tragic. This franchise lost a young man to gun violence just 10 years ago. And now this. Prayers for a complete and full recovery — and a lengthy jail sentence for the monster who shot him.

  9. Using this as an excuse to make gun control jokes is as gross as talking about how this is gonna impact Antonio Gibson or talking about fantasy impacts.

    Get it together.

  10. I am within an hours driving distance from D.C. and I have not been there in 25 yrs because it is just not worth the visit to go there

  11. curtis20 says:
    August 28, 2022 at 7:43 pm
    We should really pass more gun laws so this type of stuff doesn’t happen.

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    This happened in Washington DC, with the most stringent gun control laws in the country.
    You need to start thinking about locking up criminals, forever if that’s what it takes.

  12. Used to live there, H street was a busy, popular, mostly safe area until a few years ago. This is what happens when we don’t educate and discipline children, and they get tatooed and violent from age 15 onwards. Most of the dangerous criminals are under 25.

  13. norsemen says:
    August 28, 2022 at 7:25 pm
    Jaylen Twyman was also shot in DC as a rookie. Everything is ok though. Guns are illegal in DC and Muriel Bowser has everything under control.

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    Knock this political garbage off when a kid’s life is in the balance! Everyone from here knows that we have never been able to control the flow of guns in D.C. because Virginia has virtually no responsible gun laws! The DMV is a fluid area between the beltway of D.C., MD and VA. A huge state like VA with irresponsible gun laws floods all of us with guns!

  14. 2nd amendment works great. Everybody gets a gun. Just the rest of us can’t go to school, grocery store, movies, church or drive without worrying about getting shot

  15. sbc2556 says:
    August 28, 2022 at 7:58 pm
    norsemen says:
    August 28, 2022 at 7:25 pm
    Jaylen Twyman was also shot in DC as a rookie. Everything is ok though. Guns are illegal in DC and Muriel Bowser has everything under control.

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    Knock this political garbage off when a kid’s life is in the balance! Everyone from here knows that we have never been able to control the flow of guns in D.C. because Virginia has virtually no responsible gun laws! The DMV is a fluid area between the beltway of D.C., MD and VA. A huge state like VA with irresponsible gun laws floods all of us with guns!
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    If what you are claiming is true, then we would have to assume that Virginia has an even worse “Gun Problem” then DC does right?…..Except They don’t, so your claim makes no sense….smh…..

  16. religionisforidiots says:
    August 28, 2022 at 8:08 pm
    Ban firearms. You don’t see this happening anywhere else in the world.
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    It happens in other countries. They may use knives, but happens.

  17. Everyone here making direct racist and racist innuendos about blacks and gun crimes in D.C. need to stop it because you either don’t know the region or you do and are deliberately misleading people. The only jurisdiction with lax gun laws in the DMV (that’s D.C., Marhyland and Virginia around the Capital and the beltway) is VIRGINIA! The guns flow into D.C. from Virginia and have for decades! Stop race baiting and say something decent about this kid who was shot!

  18. Ban firearms. You don’t see this happening anywhere else in the world.

    __________________________Take a trip to Mexico.

  19. How much did they know? They had to have known he might be involved in a crime situation.

    JimmyThePin told us.

  20. Hope he recovers and is back on the field and the criminals are in jail for a long, long time

    About gun laws, Show your voter ID and a picture ID and you should be able to buy a gun, alcohol, marijuana or whipped cream; if you are good enough to vote then you are good enough for the other stuff.

  21. When are the problems in the innercities going to be acknowledged….and please don’t throw more money at it and forget it.

  22. Sending good vibes to the victim of this stupid senseless crime. I blame conservatives and their love of their guns for this. Wink, wink

  23. religionisforidiots says:
    August 28, 2022 at 8:08 pm
    Ban firearms. You don’t see this happening anywhere else in the world.
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    People were killing and stealing from one another and wars were waged long before gunpowder was even invented.

  24. People on PFT: “I’m going to take this tragic situation to advance my own political agenda!”
    Give it a break. First, prayers go out to the kid for a speedy recovery. Sounds like he had a promising career ahead, and still might luckily. Secondly, all of this is at the intersection of safety and rights. When you are all the way to one side and unable to see someone else’s perspective, YOU are part of the problem. Stop being so partisan and start focusing on finding common ground on actual solutions.

  25. You want to fix gun violence and crime ? It’s simple. If you use a gun, knife or other weapon in the act of committing any crime you receive a minimum mandatory sentence of 20 years with no option for parole. Nothing works like true consequences.

  26. Legally purchased at one time,stolen firearms are the most used in violent crimes in this country. Add the now new phenomena, ghost guns and it’s time for America to wake up.

  27. I’m not sure about VA gun laws but i do know that they police speeding more aggressively then any other state that i drive through…

  28. religionisforidiots says:
    August 28, 2022 at 8:08 pm
    Ban firearms. You don’t see this happening anywhere else in the world.
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    The same politicians and celebrities calling for the repeal of the second amendment live in gated mansions with 24/7 ARMED security details. Think about that.

  29. There are lots of guns in DC. As stats show, where there are more guns, there is more gun violence. Seems like common sense.

  30. Anyone of us could have been in his same shoes. Just try and be aware of your surroundings at all times. Gun laws or not, someone is always carrying nowadays. Speedy recovery 🙏

  31. Anyone of us could have been in his same shoes. Just try and be aware of your surroundings at all times. Gun laws or not, someone is always carrying nowadays. Speedy recovery

  32. lamontsfriendrollo says:
    August 28, 2022 at 7:57 pm
    10th and H. That’s a nice part of town too.
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    Ya well they are in the rich section to hijack expensive cars and scrap them for parts. This aint a joy ride event IMO

  33. I’m sure if we lived in a police state where everyone carried firearms this would have never happened.

  34. Wishing a quick an full recovery to the young man.

    The ignorant comments pretending there isn’t a gun problem in this country is why there is a gun problem in this country.

  35. It’s a terrible thing that there are people out there who put more value on a car than they do a human life. Hopefully those responsible for this senseless act of violence get what they have coming to them. Praying for the young man to have a full and speedy recovery.

  36. I don’t know where this kid grew up but what in the heck is he doing in DC when he probably had practice the next morning. DC is 45 minutes to an hour from Ashburn. There was no reason for him to travel that far during the season to hang out. A rookie especially should have been home studying his playbook.

  37. Yet gun control is off the table because of the NRA. Meanwhile, DC is like the Wild West.

  38. Sarcasm is a lost art that few can appreciate. I wish the young man a speedy recovery.

  39. “It’s sick that most of the reaction I’ve seen is fantasy football related”
    It’s a “Me” World, Has been for a long time now, it’s just sad!

  40. Strict gun control in D.C. Can’t these criminals obey the law? No. This is why the only folks that carry weapons illegally are criminals. You think they care about gun control? Gun control is just a way to control the folks who obey the law. Criminals have the guns and control.

  41. Hoping a speedy recovery for Brian.

    Fun Fact: The overwhelmingly vast majority of gun violence is committed by people with illegally obtained guns. (AKA- they didn’t buy it from a store.) Make all the laws you want, it won’t stop criminals from getting them. Drugs are illegal, but that doesn’t stop millions of people from getting those either. Laws don’t do jack.

    Instead of removing guns from society, how about removing violent criminals from society? Brandishing a gun in a crime = 50 years in jail. If you run out of jails, build more.

  42. Ban guns. If we can’t be responsible with our toys, we shouldn’t have them.
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    Guns are not toys. smh

  43. The sad reality in this is, had it been any one of us it wouldn’t have made page 3 as news.Only your family would be caring for you.

  44. dougy09 says:
    August 29, 2022 at 9:17 am
    Fun Fact: The overwhelmingly vast majority of gun violence is committed by people with illegally obtained guns. (AKA- they didn’t buy it from a store.) Make all the laws you want, it won’t stop criminals from getting them. Drugs are illegal, but that doesn’t stop millions of people from getting those either. Laws don’t do jack.

    Instead of removing guns from society, how about removing violent criminals from society? Brandishing a gun in a crime = 50 years in jail. If you run out of jails, build more.
    ____________

    Those illegally obtained guns didn’t just magically appear. They came from a place where they were initially obtained legally. Eliminate the guns, eliminate the problem.

    Also, you contradicted yourself. If laws don’t do jack, then it necessarily follows that 50 years for a gun crime will be ineffective.

  45. minime says:
    August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am
    Ban guns. If we can’t be responsible with our toys, we shouldn’t have them.
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    Guns are not toys. smh
    ________________

    Then why do the gun nuts treat them like toys? Why do they cry and stamp there feet at the mention of any attempt to curtail access to firearms? Why do they refuse to lock up their weapons? It is because they can’t enjoy their toys when they are inside a safe.

  46. graysobr says:
    August 29, 2022 at 2:48 am
    Yet gun control is off the table because of the NRA. Meanwhile, DC is like the Wild West.
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    If all non-NRA members would stop committing gun crimes, gun crime would drop to near zero. The NRA is not the problem, criminals are. You don’t blame the car when a drunk kills a family of four. You don’t blame the brewery. You blame the drunk.

  47. graysobr says:
    August 29, 2022 at 2:48 am
    Yet gun control is off the table because of the NRA. Meanwhile, DC is like the Wild West.
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    Except the fact that DC currently has some of the most restrictive “Gun Control” in our country so……smh….

  48. boogerhut says:
    August 29, 2022 at 11:21 am
    graysobr says:
    August 29, 2022 at 2:48 am
    Yet gun control is off the table because of the NRA. Meanwhile, DC is like the Wild West.
    ———-
    If all non-NRA members would stop committing gun crimes, gun crime would drop to near zero. The NRA is not the problem, criminals are. You don’t blame the car when a drunk kills a family of four. You don’t blame the brewery. You blame the drunk.
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    The bar or host is blamed if they allowed the drunk to be over-served. The car is blamed if it lacked the proper safety features or if those features malfunctioned.

    Similarly, the gun manufacturers and negligent owners should be blamed for supplying the instruments of destruction.

  49. dougy09 says:
    August 29, 2022 at 9:17 am
    Fun Fact: The overwhelmingly vast majority of gun violence is committed by people with illegally obtained guns. (AKA- they didn’t buy it from a store.) Make all the laws you want, it won’t stop criminals from getting them. Drugs are illegal, but that doesn’t stop millions of people from getting those either. Laws don’t do jack.

    Instead of removing guns from society, how about removing violent criminals from society? Brandishing a gun in a crime = 50 years in jail. If you run out of jails, build more.
    ____________

    Those illegally obtained guns didn’t just magically appear. They came from a place where they were initially obtained legally. Eliminate the guns, eliminate the problem.

    Also, you contradicted yourself. If laws don’t do jack, then it necessarily follows that 50 years for a gun crime will be ineffective
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    Apples & Oranges……One restricts access to a weapon which can be used for self-defense, the other would incarcerate Criminals so that they would not commit more crimes.

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