Baltimore-area Towson University shooting: 3 people shot on campus, police say

The three victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries

Three people were shot early Saturday morning near Baltimore on the Towson University campus, according to authorities. 

"Overnight three people were shot on the campus of Towson University where a group of individuals had gathered at the center of campus," Baltimore County police said in a Saturday morning tweet. "This was an isolated incident that occurred near academic buildings."

BALTIMORE OPENS 1ST NEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL IN 60 YEARS

University President Kim Schatzel said in a Saturday morning statement that the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. Saturday while people were gathered in Freedom Square, a location in the academic part of TU’s campus."

Three people were shot early Saturday morning in Baltimore on the Towson University campus, according to authorities. (Google Maps)

Three people were shot early Saturday morning in Baltimore on the Towson University campus, according to authorities. (Google Maps)

"None of the injuries were life-threatening," she said. "Towson University's Office of Public Safety continues to work closely with Baltimore County Police as the investigation into this incident continues and the victims identified."

In an update on Saturday afternoon, Schatzel said one of the victims was a female student, who is in stable condition and "recovering alongside family." The two other victims, whom officials have not publicly identified, are also in stable condition.

8-YEAR-OLD MARYLAND BOY KILLED IN SHOOTING LOVED MATH, GOD AND FAMILY: REPORT

Towson University is a public university with a student population of more than 20,000 in Towson, Maryland — about a 20-minute drive from downtown Baltimore.

The university said in social media posts on Monday morning that residence hall staff "is standing by to provide support for residential students."

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.