Police: 3 University of Maryland students shot with a BB gun

Posted at 6:52 AM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-07 18:47:20-05

A third University of Maryland student has reported being hit by a BB pellet, campus police said. 

Around 7:20 p.m. Sunday, the student said she was walking along Paint Branch Drive near the Kim Engineering Building, when she was struck by what she believed to be a BB pellet. She wasn't injured. 

Two other University of Maryland students also reported being shot with a BB gun on campus Sunday night.

Police said around 7:30 p.m., a male student was on Paint Branch Drive between Kim Engineering and Biomolecular Science Buildings, when he was hit by what he believed to be a BB pellet.

An hour later, a second male student told police he was also hit with a BB pellet around the same time while walking on Stadium Drive between Stadium Drive Garage and Ellicott Hall.

The students also weren’t injured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 301-405-3555.

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