Reuters reports that two University of Maryland students died early on Tuesday in an apparent murder-suicide shooting, and a third was wounded in the incident, police said. The shooting began shortly after the gunman set a fire around 1 a.m. in the basement of his house near the campus in College Park. When his two roommates came to see what was happening, he shot them in front of the house, a spokeswoman for the Prince George’s County police said. The gunman then went to the back of the home and killed himself. One roommate was pronounced dead at a hospital and the second suffered wounds that are not life-threatening, the spokeswoman said…

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