A mass stabbing has been reported at Rutgers University in the State of New Jersey. Emergency units are on their way and police are on the scene.
It took place at the Rutgers Business School on the Livingston Campus. Police issued a statement at around 2:45 p.m. saying there was a stabbing and that people should “avoid the area and/or take shelter.”
Five people are confirmed stabbed.
Here is what we know so far:
RU ALERT: Stabbing at Rutgers Business School (New Brunswick). Avoid the area and/or take shelter. 11/04/2016 14:45:32 EDT
— Rutgers University (@RutgersU) November 4, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Mass stabbing reported at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
Emergency units rushing.
— Breaking News Feed (@pzf) November 4, 2016
Reuters: RT ReutersUS: BREAKING: Multiple people stabbed at Rutgers University in New Jersey; school on lockdown – NBC News
— Yekaterina Manefea (@manefaemelyano2) November 4, 2016
We R working 2 #BreakingNews stories right now: 2 NYPD offciers shot in the Bronx + Multiple ppl stabbed @ Rutgers Univ\suspect in custody.
— Natalie Pasquarella (@Natalie4NY) November 4, 2016
Let us pray for the victims and everyone involved in this violent tragedy.
This is a breaking news story. We will update this report as more details are available.