Brian Robinson: Washington Commanders rookie has surgical procedure after being shot

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson

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Washington Commanders rookie Brian Robinson suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot

Washington Commanders rookie Brian Robinson has had surgery after he was shot during an attempted armed robbery or carjacking.

The Washington DC Police Department told NFL.comexternal-link that Robinson suffered two gunshot wounds to his “lower extremities” during Sunday’s incident.

On Monday, Robinson wrote on Instagram that the “surgery went well.”

Commanders head coach Ron Rivera visited Robinson on Sunday evening and said Robinson was “doing well”.

Robinson was selected by the Commanders in the third round of the 2022 NFL draft and featured in two pre-season games this month, scoring one touchdown.

The incident happened around 18:00 local time in the US capital. Police said two suspects had fled the scene, and a firearm had been recovered nearby.

Speaking on Monday, Rivera said he has been “blindsided” when he was told when had happened, and a contingent from the team including players…

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