Several Stabbed At Lone Star College; Life Flight Assists « CBS HoustonSeveral Stabbed At Lone Star College; Life Flight Assists
By: CICELY MITCHELL
April 9, 2013 11:59 AM
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) At least five people were stabbed at Lone Star College Tuesday. Authorities fear that there could be additional victims.
Cy-Fair volunteer firefighters were called out to a stabbing at Lone Star College, located on Barker Cypress Road, about 11 a.m. According to officials, one of the victims was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital by helicopter. The conditions of the other victims were not released at the time of this report. The school’s campus was placed on lock down status as authorities assessed the situation.
Several details surrounding the stabbing were not released at the time of this report, including if the victims were students, staff or both.
Some of the victims of Tuesday’s stabbing had critical injuries. In addition to Life Flight called to assist, several ambulances were also called to help transport those who were wounded.
CBS Radio Houston will have more surrounding this developing story as details become available.
Suspect detained in Lone Star College campus stabbing - Houston ChronicleSuspect detained in Lone Star College campus stabbing
By Erin Mulvaney | April 9, 2013 | Updated: April 9, 2013 12:15pm
Harris County sheriff's deputies said at least one person was wounded and a suspect was in custody after a stabbing at the Cy-Fair campus of Lone Star College Tuesday afternoon.
Another suspect may be at large, officials said.
Officials said it is unclear if other victims have been wounded or what led to the stabbing at the campus at 9191 Barker Cypress. However, unconfirmed initial reports indicate as many as 13 people may have been injured.
Two LifeFlight medical helicopters are en route to the scene.
College officials issued an alert warning people to seek shelter if they are on campus. They those not on campus to stay away from the area. If anyone believe they may have seen the suspect on the run, the are warned to notify campus police at 281 290-5911.
People at the scene have aid via Twitter that the campus has been locked down. College officials can not be reached for comment.
This is the second incident in recent months at the College. In January, three people were wounded in a shooting at another campus in north Harris County.