BALTIMORE, MD – A tense situation unfolded near Morgan State University (MSU) in Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday night as police responded to an active shooter incident. The event, which took place in a student dormitory on the 1700 block of Argonne Drive, involved multiple victims, according to the Baltimore Police Department.
MSU, a public historically black research university, is home to over 9,000 students. The incident prompted the university to issue a shelter-in-place order for its students. The university’s website also confirmed that an active investigation was underway regarding reports of gunshots fired on or near the campus.
While the police department confirmed multiple victims were involved in the incident, they did not disclose the exact number of individuals affected. They urged the public to avoid the area and continue to shelter in place.
The university and local law enforcement advised concerned family members to avoid the campus. Instead, they suggested meeting at a nearby Safeway location for updates on the situation.
The Baltimore Police Department and MSU campus police did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the incident. This is a developing story.
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