2 students dead after shooting in College Park
Posted: 7:52 am Tue, February 12, 2013
COLLEGE PARK — Police say a University of Maryland graduate student shot and killed one roommate and wounded another before committing suicide.
Prince George’s County Police on Tuesday identified the shooter as 23-year-old Davon Maurice Green of College Park. He was studying engineering.
Police said that Green had been suffering from a mental illness for at least a year.
Police found a 9 mm handgun next to Green’s body. He also had a bag of weapons, including a baseball bat, a machete and a semi-automatic handgun.
Police say the incident began before 1 a.m. Tuesday when two of Green’s roommates saw that he had been setting fires inside and outside the home. Green began shooting while the three were putting out the fires.
Killed was 22-year-old Stephen Alex Rane of Silver Spring.
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