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UMD Community Advisory 04/16/2024

**Community Advisory**

The purpose of this e-mail is to make you aware of two incidents that occurred off-campus near the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The following is a synopsis of two incidents reported to the Prince George's County Police Department.

INCIDENT: Off-Campus Incidents

OCCURRED: April 11, 2024 (Thursday) at approximately 10:25 p.m. and April 15, 2024 (Monday) at approximately 11:26 p.m.

LOCATION: 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue (between Branchville Road and University Boulevard), College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE NUMBERS: PP24-0020871 & 24-0021682


We are writing to you today to inform you of two shootings that occurred outside of our concurrent (patrol) jurisdiction.

On April 11, 2024, at approximately 10:25 p.m., a shooting occurred outside of a commercial establishment, located in the 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland. A man sustained a gunshot wound and was taken to a local area hospital for treatment.

On April 15, 2024, at approximately 11:26 p.m., a shooting occurred outside of the same commercial establishment, located in the 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland. There were no injuries reported.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating both incidents.

Anyone with information related to these incidents and/or the possible identity of the suspect(s) are encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department (911 or 301-352-1200 ).

When available for release, additional information, including updated description of suspect(s) may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: and

Safety Tips:

The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number - 301-405-3333 / #3333 from a mobile phone (AT&T and Verizon Wireless) / 911

Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555

Prince George's County Police Department

Emergency Number - 911

Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200

Office of Emergency Management and Business Continuity for quick access to phone numbers and emergency guide

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

UMD Police Walking Escort




ADA/504 Coordinator


Bias Incident Support Services


Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)


Counseling Center


CARE Office (Free & Confidential resource for those impacted by Sexual & Relationship Violence)


Health Center


Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM)


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