Second teenager arrested for shooting injured Commanders player

The arrest of the two teenagers does not close the Metropolitan Police Department’s investigation, as they are still looking for another youngster involved.

WASHINGTON—ONE second teenager was arrested in connection with the August shooting that injured Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson, according to DC font.

On Wednesday, a 17-year-old, who was 16 at the time of the incident, was arrested for his involvement in the shooting that sent Robinson to hospital with leg and hip injuries. Two days later, the second teenager, 15, who was 14 at the time of the shooting, was identified and arrested for his connection to the shooting.

The two teenagers were charged with assault with intent to steal while armed (firearm).

The charges stem from an investigation which began on August 28 when Robinson was shot dead during an attempted robbery just before 5.30pm on H Street Northeast. The two armed teenagers approached him and attempted to rob him. During the attempted robbery, one of the teenagers fired a gun, which struck Robinson.

The teenagers left the scene in a vehicle without getting anything from Robinson. The Commanders running back was taken to a local hospital for treatment for his non-life-threatening injuries.

Robinson returned to the field on October 9 after team doctors cleared him to play against the Tennessee Titans. Even though the return match did not give the team a victory, Robinson still left the stadium happy.

“It was wonderful, just getting back on the court, having fun with my coaches and my team again,” Robinson said. “It was just a great day for me, honestly.”

The arrest of the two teenagers does not close the Metropolitan Police Department’s investigation, as they are still on the hunt for another youngster involved – the person who drove the getaway car.

The two teenagers, both from northeast DC, add to the more than 900 minors who have already been arrested in the district so far this year, which is an alarming statistic for the region, the chief said. of DC Police, Robert Contee.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident should take no action, but call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.

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