TERRORISM? ‘Machete’ Wielding Man Kills in Texas

The University of Texas-Austin campus has been attacked Monday afternoon.

According to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, one person has been pronounced dead and multiple people have sustained injuries.

One of the victims was fatally wounded at the scene and the three that sustained injuries were sent to a nearby hospital with serious wounds.

The stabbing occurred around 1:46 p.m. when emergency officials responded to the incident near Gregory Gym at 2101 Speedway, reports the Statesman.

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Student Rachel Prichett told reporters she was waiting at a food truck parked outside the gym when she saw a man with a knife that resembled a machete approach the person standing behind her.

“The guy was standing next to me,” Prichett said. “He grabbed him by the shoulder and shoved the knife in it. I just started running as fast as I could.”

One witness was walking to his car when he heard people screaming and running, “Run! Get out of here!”

During the attack he also saw someone perform CPR on one of the victims in front of the gym, while another student nearby was being treated for cuts to the head.

Police officials announced there no additional threat as they have the suspect in custody. Thought they have him in custody, no information is being released on the suspect, yet.

This is a developing story and right now officials are requesting that the public avoids the area near 21st Street and Speedway.

From the sound of it, this has all the makings of a lone wolf ISIS attack.

Will be interesting to learn what else we find out.


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