Police: UMD student shot, another injured just blocks from campus, suspect arrested

Officials: Person shot near University of Maryland, police search for suspects. (ABC7)

Twenty-six-year-old Jenare Marriott was arrested in connection with a shooting near the University of Maryland Saturday evening, Prince George's Police said.

According to police, a UMD student was robbed and another beaten during a drug transaction.

Officials say, both students were taken to a hospital, received treatment, and were released shortly after.

Police say they are still looking for a second suspect.

The house where the altercation took place is just blocks from UMD in the 7500 block of Rhode Island and is housed by students.

Additional details were not immediately available.

This story has been updated.

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