Man pleads guilty to 2016 UMUC campus robbery that left security guard shot, injured

    James Ulysses Green (University of Maryland Police Department)

    A man pled guilty Tuesday to a robbery at the University of Maryland University College Inn and Conference Center (UMUC) that left a security guard shot and seriously injured near the Collge Park campus in Sept. 2016.

    Jamal Ulysses Green, 24, pled guilty to a commercial robbery and to using, brandishing and discharging a gun during a crime of violence, according to release from the United States Department of Justice.

    Green faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for the robbery, and a mandatory 10 years and up to life in prison, consecutive to any other sentence enforced for brandishing, and discharging a gun during a crime of violence, the release adds.

    According to the release, Green grabbed and fought a security guard, shot his gun but didn't hit the guard. Another man wearing a mask, who was with Green, walked into the UMUC security office demanding money.

    The security guard in the fight with Green came back to the security office. The masked man shot the guard in the upper left arm with the bullet landing next to the guard's spine, the release states.

    Green and the other man stole three safes from the security office and ran away. Police found Green in a wooded area near the campus. He was arrested and two safes were also recovered.

    Police also located a third safe and a semi-automatic gun loaded with a magazine by a loading dock near the campus, according to the release.

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