One dead, three 'seriously injured' after stab attack on University of Texas campus
Emergency responders say one person is dead and several injured after a stabbing attack on the University of Texas campus.
Three people have been transported to hospital with possibly serious injuries.
The attack was carried out near the University of Texas gym shortly after 2pm on Monday afternoon.
The university has confirmed that the suspect is in custody. It is yet unclear as to what the motive for the attack was.
UPDATE2 2101 Speedway-PT count may be 4. 1 poss DOS. Crews confirm. all pts accounted for and treating pts. Trauma alert declared for 1. MTF— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) May 1, 2017
Stabbing here on UT campus. Please be safe yall. pic.twitter.com/zZG7hz6MIm— Tarzan (@richhomie_qu4d) May 1, 2017
There is no ongoing threat to the campus, the university confirmed in a text message to students shortly after the incident.
More to follow