WSSU Student Stabbed During Altercation On Campus
Winston-Salem, N.C.-- Winston-Salem State University was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a student was stabbed on campus.
Campus police said the student was stabbed with a knife during an altercation on campus. Police confirm the person who was stabbed is Terrance Semple, 20, from Fayetteville, NC. He's a sophomore majoring in Business Administration.
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The person who cut the other person has not been arrested which prompted the lockdown Friday afternoon.
WSSU issued a statement:
The Winston-Salem Police Department said Semple was taken to the hospital.
Police said they have identified a suspect and warrants are being sought in the case.
Statement from Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem State University issued a lockdown at approximately 1:13 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, following an incident on campus near Hill Hall in which a male student was reportedly stabbed. The lockdown was lifted at 3:30 p.m. after police were able to ascertain that the suspect was no longer on campus. Normal operations have resumed on campus.
The victim has been identified as Terrence Semple, 20, of Fayetteville. He was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
The City of Winston-Salem Police Department is leading the investigation.
This evening’s Fayetteville State vs. Concord game, part of a double-header at WSSU’s C.E. Gaines Center, has been postponed until 6 p.m. WSSU will tip off its regular season vs. Clarion at 8 p.m.
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