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UMD Community Notice 03/12/2024

**Community Notice**

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

INCIDENT: Off-Campus Assault with a Weapon

OCCURRED: March 12, 2024 (Tuesday)/ Approximately 3:47 a.m.

LOCATION: 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #: PP24-0014762


On March 12, 2024, at approximately 3:51 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue for an off-campus assault with a weapon. The incident occurred at a commercial establishment, at approximately 3:47 a.m., today.

It was reported that a woman was injured and needed medical assistance. Further investigation revealed the woman sustained a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local area hospital for treatment. The suspect involved left the scene in a vehicle.

Preliminarily, it appears this is not a random act.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information related to this incident and/or the possible identity of the suspect 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 page 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

301-405-0980 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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