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.READ MORE: SEE IT: Good Samaritan Recalls Moment He Jumped Into Bay To Rescue Toddler After Ocean City Crash
At around 3:50 p.m., police said they searched the area and believe the man is no longer in the area.
UMD COMMUNITY ALERT: Last Update
This is the last message for the report of shots fired in the 4800 block of Berwyn House Road. Officers searched the area. It is believed that the male is no longer in the area. Prince George's County Police Dept is investigating this incident.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Announces Pilot Program To Direct Some 911 Calls To Mental Health Professionals
— UMD Police Dept. (@UMPD) April 29, 2021
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