Four people were shot, of whom three have died, near the University of Maryland, Baltimore, campus Tuesday night, local police confirmed on Twitter. The shooting happened in the 900 block of W. Fayette Street, according to a statement issued by the university.
“According to police, two light colored vans pulled to the side of the road near Fayette and Poppleton Streets at 10:55pm,” the statement read, adding: "One suspect emerged from each van and began firing into a group gathered at the corner."
Baltimore police responded to an emergency call around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Associated Press reported, to find a woman and two men with gunshot injuries. One man and the woman were reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital, where they were pronounced dead while the second man was declared dead at the scene.
A fourth injured woman walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound and is reportedly in a stable condition, Detective Rashawn K. Strong reportedly said in a statement early Wednesday.
Police are investigating the incident while the university has advised students to use caution in the area.