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    Five students were injured in a stabbing rampage on the Merced campus of the University of California that ended when the suspect was shot dead by campus police, local media reported on Wednesday.

    Five Students Injured, Suspect Shot Dead in California College Knife Attack

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    Five students were injured in a stabbing rampage on the Merced campus of the University of California that ended when the suspect was shot dead by campus police, local media reported on Wednesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The stabbing took place on Wednesday morning inside the Classroom and Office Building (COB) on the Merced campus, the local WPVI news station reported.

    University of California Merced issued a warning on Wednesday morning warning students to avoid the campus as there had been at least one stabbing in the COB, the report said.

    All the stabbing victims remain conscious, the report added.

    Three of the victims were flown by helicopter to a local hospital, and the other three received medical treatment on campus.

    The campus was shut down and the California Highway patrol diverting traffic around it, according to the report.

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