Initial reports say 4 people have been stabbed and one person has died from their wounds. Austin police have confirmed an arrest has been made.
Subject is in custody and there is no ongoing threat to the campus community. We'll provide new details as they unfold.
— UT Austin Police (@UTAustinPolice) May 1, 2017
One person is dead and three others have been taken to the hospital after a reported stabbing attack on the University of Texas campus Monday afternoon, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
University police said they have a suspect in custody and that the public is not in any immediate threat. Officials are asking the public to avoid the area near 21st Street and Speedway.
Around 1:46 p.m. emergency officials first responded to the stabbing near Gregory Gym at 2101 Speedway.
EMS reported that they have taken three people with potentially serious injuries to University Medical Center Brackenridge.
Austin PD will be providing an update around 3:30.
Briefing from UTPD around 3:30 regarding stabbing. Stay tuned. https://t.co/XPMNYuDu5s
— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) May 1, 2017
KVUE Here’s a previous booking photo for Kendrex White.
— KVUE News (@KVUE) May 1, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Police identified the suspect as a 21-year-old student named Kendrex J. White, who was armed with a hunting knife.
— AP Central U.S. (@APCentralRegion) May 1, 2017