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10/14/17 Community Alert

Earlier this evening, officers from the University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) and the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the 7500 block of Rhode Island Ave for a shooting. Injuries were reported. Officers searched the area for the suspects, but were unable to locate them. The last known direction of travel was towards the College Park Metro. UMPD officers have since cleared the scene and the Prince George’s County Police Department continues to investigate this incident.

Text messages and emails were sent to members of our community alerting them of the situation. To view the messages, please visit https://www.alert.umd.edu/alerts .

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