US police: 3 dead in shooting near university campus

By: | Updated: July 8, 2015 6:13 PM

Police say four people have been shot, three fatally, near a university campus outside the U.S. capital.

Police say four people have been shot, three fatally, near a university campus outside the U.S. capital.

Detective Rashawn Strong said in a statement early Wednesday that officers responded Tuesday night to a shooting reported in a residential neighborhood blocks from the University of Maryland campus in Baltimore. Strong says officers found three people with gunshot wounds. One man was pronounced dead and another man and a woman were taken to a hospital, where they died.

Strong says another woman who walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound is listed in stable condition.

A statement on the school’s website says campus police reported that two gunmen in two vans fired into a group of people.

A spokesman for the university says there’s no indication students were involved.

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