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University of Maryland student shoots self, housemates

One student is expected to survive, but another and the gunman are dead


Associated Press
February 13, 2013 12:36AM (UTC)
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Police say a University of Maryland student shot two housemates, one fatally, in an off-campus residence and then killed himself.

The shooting happened at around 1 a.m. Tuesday in College Park in Prince George's County.

Police did not release the names of any of the students involved in the shooting, but all three were male.

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Police say one of the men set a fire in the basement of the home early Tuesday, and when his housemates confronted him he shot them. The injured student is expected to survive.


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