A stabbing has been reported at Rutgers Business School in New Jersey. A text alert was sent to students at 2:45 p.m. on November 4. The attack occurred on the school’s New Brunswick campus along Rockafeller Road and Honors Plaza in Piscataway.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. The Suspect Is in Custody
The school has tweeted that the stabbing suspect is in custody. That person’s identity has not been revealed. The college said in a statement, “The investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released as they become available.”
2. 3 People Were Hurt
A tweet from the school says that three people are being treated for injuries. That includes the suspect. The severity of their injuries has not been revealed.
3. The Lockdown Has Ended
NBC New York reports that the lockdown ended before 4 p.m. on November 4, a little over an hour before it started. ABC News, quoting a source at the school, says that the scene there is “no longer considered active.”
4. There Has Been a Massive Police Response on Campus
5. There Are Nearly 9,000 Students Enrolled at the School
According to the school’s website, there are nearly 9,000 students enrolled at the Rutgers Business School. That’s combined between two campuses in Newark and New Brunswick. The New Brunswick building was first opened in September 2013. In total, there are 40,000 students enrolled in the Rutgers University system.