Andre Robertson Jr Death, 15-yr-old Kid Murdered In Northeast Washington Has Been Identified

Andre Robertson Jr Death — The 15-year-old kid who was shot and murdered in Northeast Washington on Thursday afternoon has been identified by the Metropolitan Police Department as Andre Robertson Jr. Just hours after his death, his grandmother remarked, “I’m upset, angry as hell because another coward took my grandson. She claimed that Andre was shot as he was relaxing on the porch of his great-grandmother in the 500 block of 48th Place.

She told WUSA9 that “some coward came through here and killed my little grandchild for no reason.”

Investigators said that around 3:30 pm, three people pulled up in a gold sedan, got out, walked up to the porch Robertson was sitting on, and opened fire. Robertson was shot multiple times, according to police, and was flown to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His grandmother said she got a call from his mother.

“She was like, ‘Andre, somebody just shot Andre and he’s not moving.’” She told us Andre was a student at Cesar Chavez Public Charter School. She also told WUSA9 her son, Andre’s father, was killed last year. According to Metropolitan Police Department records Andre Robertson was killed on Friday, October 1, 2021 in the 200 block of 53rd Street, Northeast. She said Andre Jr.’s death is another major loss for their family and she doesn’t understand why someone would kill him.

“My grandson was a good kid, not into stolen cars, none of that stuff the youth are into today. My grandson was not into that, he go to school and he come home,” Andre’s grandma said. Police said the shooting happened just steps from Kelly Miller Middle School, which was temporarily put on lock-down. A school bus had also just pulled up. “Approximately 50 kids were exiting the bus,” said MPD Sixth District Commander Darnel Robinson.

MPD said the gold sedan was found Thursday night, near Indian Head Highway in Prince George’s County, Maryland. WUSA9 was told the vehicle was burned. Police say they are still searching for the three suspects. “My message to them is what goes around comes around. That’s the only message I got for them,” the grandma said. “This is a 15 year old. 15. we’re asking for all. all to come together and let’s end this violence,” Robinson said.

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