COLLEGE PARK, Md. (DC News Now) — The University of Maryland (UMD) and Prince George’s County Police Departments are investigating a shooting that took place near the UMD campus Monday night.
Police said in a tweet that an off-campus shooting had taken place in the 8100 block of Baltimore Avenue. They later confirmed to DC News Now that the shooting place at around 11:30 p.m. on June 5.
Police canvased the scene but were unable to locate the victim at first. He was later located at a nearby hospital suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
UMD Police warned the public to avoid the area while they searched for the shooter. The shooter was described as a male wearing a green jacket, he was last seen heading towards the Lakeland neighborhood.