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Juvenile attending IU summer music camp stabs other camper

A male juvenile attending a summer music camp at the Jacobs School of Music attacked another camper Friday morning in Merrill Hall, stabbing her with an unknown sharp object.

The female victim received multiple superficial wounds, said IU Police Department Capt. Craig Munroe in a press release. She was taken to IU Health Bloomington Hospital for treatment. No other students or staff were involved with the altercation. 

An IU emergency alert was issued at 10:17 a.m. after the incident occurred. It warned a subject armed with a knife was reported near Merrill Hall. Munroe said the suspect was taken into custody soon after the incident. 

Munroe said police did not know why the stabbing occurred. The incident is still under investigation.

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