COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — Police are investigating reports of shots fired near the University of Maryland College Park campus.

According to UMD Police, the shots were fired off-campus in the 4800 block of Berwyn House Road. A witness said they saw a white man around 6’0″ with brown hair and thin build. He was wearing a purple or blue shirt and khaki pants. They said he was seen holding a handgun, heading toward the parking lot within the address.

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At around 3:50 p.m., police said they searched the area and believe the man is no longer in the area.

Prince George’s County Police is investigating the incident.

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CBS Baltimore Staff