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Police arrest second teen in Brian Robinson shooting case

A second teenager was arrested and charged with assault with intent to rob whereas armed in reference to the shooting of Washington Commanders rookie operating again Brian Robinson Jr. in August, police stated on Friday.

Police made their first arrest on the identical cost earlier in the week. The two suspects had been 16 and 14 on the time the crime allegedly was dedicated.  

The shooting occurred Aug. 28 in northeast Washington, D.C., when the armed teenagers allegedly tried to rob Robinson on the road. Robinson was shot in the leg twice and surveillance footage exhibits two suspects fleeing the scene with none stolen property, in keeping with stories.

“We greatly appreciate the diligent work of the detectives and MPD [Metropolitan Police Department],” Ryan Williams, Robinson’s NFL agent, wrote on Twitter. “Brian is grateful for all of the support and looks forward to great things ahead with the @Commanders.”

Commanders operating again Brian Robinson Jr.
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The older of the 2 suspects arrested was charged earlier this year in a fatal shooting at a Prince George’s County Mall close to the Maryland border, although he was later launched for lack of proof after a preliminary court docket listening to, in keeping with The Washington Post. Police investigating the Robinson shooting nonetheless are looking for a 3rd suspect who drove the opposite two from the scene of the assault, per the report.

Robinson suffered non-life-threatening accidents and made his NFL debut on Oct. 29, after lacking the primary 4 video games of the season whereas recovering. He has 54 carries for 175 yards and one landing in 4 video games, together with two begins.

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