One person in custody after stabbing on Mississippi State University campus

Published 5:11 pm Monday, December 11, 2023

One person is in custody after a stabbing on the Mississippi State University campus.

MSU Police report that the stabbing happened on Monday, Dec. 11, in a parked vehicle near Herbert Hall on the east side of the campus.

“We believe the victim is a university employee, and that the assailant is known to that employee. The victim has been transported to OCH Regional Hospital, with what we believe to be non-life-threatening injuries,” said MSU Chief Communications Officer Sid Salter.

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The violence took place in a parked vehicle near Herbert Hall.

A university Maroon Alert message asked people to avoid the area while police responded. Campus has returned to normal operations. Follow MSU Maroon Alert at