DENVER (CBS4) – The University of Colorado Denver locked down the Auraria Campus Tuesday afternoon following a stabbing nearby. They say all entry doors are locked and urge students to increase their awareness.
“Run, hide, or fight if appropriate,” said CU Denver Alerts on social media.READ MORE: Colorado Unemployment Claimants Struggling With ID.me Verification Stuck With No Income, No Answers
AURARIA CAMPUS lockdown! All entry doors are locked. Increase your awareness. Run, hide, or fight if appropriate. Additional info from police will follow ASAP.
— CU Denver Alerts (@CUDenverAlerts) April 6, 2021
Denver police say they are investigating a stabbing on a light rail train. They say the juvenile male suspect and victim both got into a fight before the stabbing. They both got off at light rail station on 5th Street near the campus. The man was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Memorial Started For Man Killed In Violent Crash In Denver's Highlands Neighborhood
Police say they took the suspect into custody, and there is no known threat to the area.
Campus officials say the campus re-opened at around 4:55 p.m.
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ALERT: Officers are investigating a stabbing that occurred in the area of the light rail station on 5th St. by the Auraria Campus. Adult male victim transported to the hospital. Updates posted as available. pic.twitter.com/IQVUjepMyk
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) April 6, 2021