Police investigate shooting near UMD campus

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near the University of Maryland campus on Saturday night.

According to officials, officers responded to the 7500 block of Rhode Island Avenue around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday. When they arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were transported to a local hospital with what appeared to non-life threatening injuries.

At this time, detective are working to establish a motive and suspects in this case. University of Maryland Police Department also stated that officers were continuing to search the area for suspects. They say the last known direction of travel was towards the metro.

Police ask that anyone with information about this incident to call the Prince George’s County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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