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Please visit http://www.umpd.umd.edu/stats/safety_notices_umpd_detail.cfm?id=811 for information regarding an on-campus indecent exposure that occurred on 09/26/16. The University of Maryland Police Department is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555.
Dear Campus Community,
As many of you know, we received a call at approximately 1:12 a.m. for a shooting at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. A male Marriott security officer was shot and taken to a hospital, where he remains in critical condition. Investigation reveals that this incident was a commercial armed robbery. Three safes were taken and later recovered near the facility, along with a handgun. Our officers arrested one suspect and we are actively investigating this incident to determine the identity of the second suspect. We believe this was a targeted crime of opportunity. There is no reason to believe that this crime was intended to target any of our students, faculty, and staff.
Please keep the Marriott security officer in your thoughts and prayers. More information will be shared as our investigation continues.
Chief David B. Mitchell
Director of Public Safety/
Chief of Police