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In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of an incident that was reported to have occurred.
Update Information - Double shooting at Saratoga and Paca - not University related
Crime date and time: September 21, 2014, at 11:18 PM
The victims of this crime, two males, have been identified and are not members of the UMB community. Both are still being treated for their injuries at Shock Trauma. Investigation shows that two shooters were involved and that both fled west on Saratoga Street toward Marting Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) is investigating this cirme. Anyone with information is asked to contact the UMB Police at 410.706.3573.
Both are black males, wearing dark clothing.
Shooting at Saratoga and Paca
On September 21, 2014 at 11:18 pm one male and one female were shot. The victims were at the intersection of Saratoga and Paca when the incident occurred. Both are recieving medical treatment at Shock Trauma.
The suspect is described as a thin black male wearing a grey and white stripped hooded sweatshirt. The suspect ran south on Paca Street.
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2013 End-of-Year Crime Overview
The following is a brief recap of the 2013 crime statistics for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB):
There were no murders, rapes, or arsons reported in 2013 or 2012.
There were seven robberies in 2013 compared to nine robberies in 2012. In 2013, four of the seven robberies involved cell phones. Eight of the nine robberies in 2012 involved cell phones.
There were 24 assaults in 2013 compared to 14 in 2012.
There were two burglaries in 2013 compared to two in 2012.
There were 120 thefts in 2013 compared to 140 in 2012.
There were four car thefts in 2013 compared to one in 2012.
To recap, UMB had decreases in robberies and thefts and increases in assaults and car thefts in 2013. Overall, UMB experienced a 5 percent decrease in crime in 2013 compared to 2012.
Source: UMB Police Force