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UT Police Department said the banner displaying the words “Tuition Pays For Bombs” that caused Monday afternoon’s evacuation of the Belo Center for New Media was not a credible bomb threat.
Minutes after four students were stabbed Monday afternoon on campus, many students still went to class and some took exams in the midst of confusion about the ongoing violence around them.
The individual in Monday afternoon’s 26th Street stabbing incident fabricated the report, according to the Austin Police Department.
Biology junior Kendrex White, the man facing murder charges in the death of undergraduate studies freshman Harrison Brown, told police he did not remember Monday’s attack, according to an affidavit filed Wednesday morning.
Catch up on the events of May 1 with this timeline.
Officers were notified that the stabbing took place around 3 p.m. Police say the victim got into a confrontation with an unknown man after he observed him threaten a woman with a knife.
Flyers containing a racist message and imagery were found on the UT campus earlier today, according to posts on social media.
A body of a man believed to be in his 20’s was found in a West Campus apartment near the intersection of Nueces and 27th streets Monday evening.
Screams echoed across Speedway Plaza on Monday afternoon as students fled from an individual assaulting students with a large, Bowie-style hunting knife outside of Gregory Gymnasium.