Friday, April 5, 2013
The UMD student shot two of his roommates on Feb. 12 before killing himself.
Dayvon Maurice Green—the 23-year-old University of Maryland student who reportedly shot two roommates over the winter in College Park before killing himself—had been drinking before the incident, according to autopsy results published in The Baltimore Sun. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner found that Green had a blood alcohol level of 0.14 percent, the paper reports. In the early morning hours of Feb. 12, investigators say that Green, an engineering graduate student, set several fires around his house on 36th Ave. in the Crystal Springs neighborhood. When two of his roommates came outside to investigate, Green allegedly opened fire on them before taking his own life. UMD senior Stephen Alex Rane, 22, of Silver Spring was later …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Administrators are hiring more mental health professionals and highlighting existing resources.
Wednesday, March 13
In the wake of last month's murder-suicide in College Park, the University of Maryland says it's working to meet the mental health needs of students even as some indicate they are unaware of what's already available.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
UMD police also found that Green had worked as a student aide for the department, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Stephen Rane, the 22-year-old University of Maryland student who was killed Tuesday when roommate Dayvon Maurice Green reportedly opened fire on his roommates, had previously expressed concerns about Green having a gun, The Baltimore Sun reports. The Sun quotes Drew Needham, a senior and former roommate of Rane, as saying that Rane felt "uncomfortable in the house" given Green's mental illness and ownership of a firearm. But Rane had not anticipated any violent behavior, Needham told the paper. The Sun also notes a surprising discovery by University of Maryland police: that Green had worked as a student aide for the department for a brief period last year. The role requires a background check but does not include access to weapons or …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The 22-year-old University of Maryland student is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery, police said.
Prince George's County police say the 22-year-old University of Maryland student who survived Tuesday's murder-suicide shooting in College Park has returned home from the hospital. He is resting comfortably with his family after undergoing surgery for his injuries, according to police. In keeping with a department policy of not identifying shooting survivors, the PGPD has not released the student's name. However, The Frederick News-Post identified him as Neal Oa, a junior at UMD. According to the paper, he suffered a gunshot wound to the leg when Dayvon Maurice Green allegedly opened fire on his roommates. "We are thankful to God for looking out for him. It's a miracle he survived," Chris Merz, the student's stepfather, told the News-Post…
Dayvon Maurice Green reportedly admitted himself to a mental health facility in 2009.
Dayvon Maurice Green, the 23-year-old University of Maryland student who allegedly shot two roommates Tuesday before killing himself, may have suffered from schizophrenia, according to The Washington Post and The Gazette. On Tuesday afternoon, police announced that Green had been afflicted with a mental illness for at least the past year. He had reportedly been prescribed medication to treat his disorder. The exact nature of Green's illness was not publicly disclosed, but the Post and Gazette cite sources close to the investigation as saying he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. The Gazette also reports that Green suffered from bipolar disorder and that he had admitted himself to a mental health facility in 2009. Read more from The …
Reactions to Tuesday's murder-suicide that left two University of Maryland students dead and a third injured.
Early Tuesday morning, two University of Maryland students were left dead and another injured in a shooting on 36th Ave. in College Park. Police say that the gunman, identified as 23-year-old graduate student Dayvon Maurice Green, set several fires around his house before shooting two of his roommates when they came outside. One—Stephen Alex Rane, 22, of Silver Spring—was later pronounced dead, while another suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Green then turned the gun on himself, according to police. News of the incident sent shockwaves across College Park and the University of Maryland. Below, we've collected some of the accounts of and reactions to the shooting, both from Patch's own coverage and from other media outlets following …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
One student recalled victim Stephen Rane's 'wry and witty sense of humor.'
Hundreds gathered in the University of Maryland's Memorial Chapel Tuesday night for a vigil honoring the victims of an off-campus murder-suicide that took place earlier in the day. Police say engineering graduate student Dayvon Maurice Green, 23, shot two of his roomates in the 8700 block of 36th Ave. before taking his own life. Stephen Alex Rane, a 22-year-old senior English major, died of his wounds, while a second undergraduate roommate suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The service included speeches, prayers, and music and emphasized the importance of community. University President Wallace Loh said that while there are lessons to be learned, policy questions to be discussed, and changes to be made, he wanted to keep the focus of …
'It's really hard for me to even believe that this has happened,' said a professor who worked with the gunman.
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Tuesday, February 12
By Krystal Nancoo-Russell, Rashee Raj Kumar, and Angela Wong Capital News Service A University of Maryland graduate student who had an unspecified mental illness shot two of his roommates early Tuesday at their house in College Park, killing one and wounding the other before killing himself, police said. Prince George’s County Police identified the shooter as Dayvon Maurice Green, 23, a top University of Maryland engineering graduate student who had interned with NASA as an undergraduate at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Police said Green used a 9mm handgun to shoot and kill one roommate, Stephen Alex Rane, 22, an undergraduate from Silver Spring, and shoot and wound the other, a 22-year-old undergraduate whose name was not …
Sources described a likable engineering student with a strong academic record—and a mental illness.
On Tuesday afternoon, Prince George's County police identified the alleged shooter from an early morning murder-suicide in College Park as 23-year-old Dayvon Maurice Green. According to police, Green was an engineering graduate student at the University of Maryland. Speaking to reporters outside the scene of the shooting, UMD President Wallace Loh said he believed Green had been at the university for about a year. Green earned his undergraduate degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore, officials said. The Baltimore Sun reports that he was a member of Phi Beta Sigma's Gamma chapter and maintained a grade point average above 3.5. Green also participated in the NASA Student Ambassador program and worked at the NASA Goddard Space …