UC Merced Stabbing: Key Facts And Must See Details

At least four students have been stabbed at U.C. Merced in front of the Classroom and Office building early Wednesday morning. School officials issued an alert on Twitter around 8 AM PST.

UCM Alert: Stabbing reported in COB. Police responding. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/omeHq9QQKz

— UC Merced (@ucmerced) November 4, 2015

Update: Police have announced that Faisal Mohammad is the name of the stabber.

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke University told reporters that university police responded to the scene and shot and killed the suspect. Faisal’s name wasn’t released at the time of the stabbings, but police did announce that attacker was a male, 20-years-old, and a student at the school. Later authorities admitted he was 18-years-old.

Two of the stabbing victims were airlifted to area hospitals, while others were treated on the scene.

A look at the scene at UC Merced as law enforcement investigates an early morning stabbing. @ABC30 #abc30insider pic.twitter.com/lAoerMQd2C

— Amanda Venegas (@Amanda_Venegas) November 4, 2015

Classes have been cancelled for the day and the University of California Merced has issued this press release:

UC Merced Press Release

This is a developing story. Refresh for updates.

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