Stabbing at Rutgers University

- Three people were wounded in a stabbing at the Rutgers Business School in Piscataway, New Jersey, Friday afternoon, according to the university. A person is in custody.

Shortly after the stabbing, the campus police posted alerts on social media: "Avoid the area and/or take shelter."

"The incident involved two members of our campus community and a former student. The suspect was taken into custody, and all three individuals were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries," Executive Vice President Antonio Calcado said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Please know that the safety and security of the Rutgers community is a paramount concern."

Rutgers believes a former student entered the business school building Friday afternoon and stabbed a current student and a faculty member with a knife. The victims then fled and at some point after that the former student cut or stabbed himself.

In an earlier email to Fox 5 News, Rutgers said: "There is no danger to the community. Three individuals, including the suspect are currently being treated for their injuries.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • Stabbing at Rutgers University
  • Jose Altuve wins American League MVP award
  • 'F--- Trump' truck owner arrested on fraud warrant
  • School rallies around coach after complaints over prayer
  • Suspect arrested after CHP pursuit of vehicle wanted for speeding ends in Santa Clarita
  • Student hit, killed after getting off bus in Tampa
  • Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota
  • Pentagon: Retweet of call for Trump to resign was accidental
  • Two dogs stabbed to death in North Fort Worth