7 injured after shooting near U.Md. College Park campus

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department released this surveillance photo of two persons of interest in a shooting that occurred inside of a College Park hotel on Saturday night. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Police Department)

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department released this surveillance picture of two persons of interest in a shooting that occurred inside of a College Park hotel on Saturday night. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Police Department)

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department released this surveillance photo of one of the two persons of interest in a shooting that occurred inside of a College Park hotel on Saturday night. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Police Department)

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An off-campus shooting near the University of Maryland in Prince George’s County injured seven people late Saturday night.

Prince George’s County police said gunfire erupted around 11 p.m. at a hotel in the 7700 block of Baltimore Avenue, near Campus Drive.

Seven people were hit but experienced nonlife threatening injuries, all but two were released from a hospital by 1 p.m. Sunday.

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department released surveillance pictures of two persons of interest.

A preliminary investigation showed the shooting happened at a party taking place in hotel room and suggested the shooting was targeted.

Campus police alerted students and residents about the incident on Twitter, asking them to stay away from the area.

Prince George’s County police ask anyone with information on this shooting to call 301-699-2601. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or go online to pgcrimesolvers.com. Please refer to case 20-0051097.

Below is a map of the area.

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