Nightly News   |  April 09, 2013

Arrest made in Texas stabbing spree

As many as 14 people were hurt and two are in critical condition after calls flooded into 911 with reports of multiple people stabbed. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

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>>> now we go to texas where over a dozen people were injured in a strange and awful stabbing rampage spread across multiple buildings on the campus of lone star community college about 25 miles northwest of downtown houston . janet shamlian has the latest from cyprus, texas tonight. good evening.

>> reporter: good evening. the campus went on lockdown after calls started flooding into 911 today with reports of multiple stabbings. this was midday and it happened as classes were changing. witnesses say they saw a number of students with cuts and gashes to their face and neck being loaded on to stretchers. as many as 14 people were hurt. tonight we are told two are in critical condition. the suspect identified as a 21-year-old current student is in custody. authorities have said nothing about a possible motive. this campus, this lone star campus, although a different branch of it, has been in the news as recently as january for another act of violence . at that time, three people were shot and again, a student was taken into custody.

>> janet shamlian , cyprus, texas for