Buccaneers’ Dominique Robertson shot twice

Monday July 4th, 2016

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Dominique Robertson was shot in the leg twice while standing in front of an apartment complex in Loma Linda, Calif.

Robertson was talking to a friend around 3 a.m. on Thursday when a vehicle drove up and fired multiple shots in their direction.

According to ESPN, it is unclear who the shooter was targeting.

Robertson was released from the Loma Linda hospital on Friday.

The 21-year-old was interrogated for around six hours by San Bernardino County police, and was denied water and his medication, according to his attorney, Zulu Ali.

“I’ve been asking to speak with an attorney. I’ve been asking to speak with my family. They won’t allow me to do either,” Ali said Robertson told him. “They won’t give me any water. As a matter of fact, I had a water, and they took it away from me. I'm telling them that I'm not feeling well and that I want my medication. They won’t give me my medication.”

Robertson was released from police custody and Ali plans to file a complaint against the San Bernardino police on his behalf. 

Robertson signed with Tampa Bay as an undrafted free agent out of West Georgia and is the nephew of offensive line coach George Warhop.


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