The incident happened Monday afternoon near the Gregory Gymnasium. "At first I didn't even think about it as an attack".
Prichett says she was standing in line at a food truck. Someone was just walking up to him and seeing and saying, 'Everybody get out'.
Then I turned around and started running ...
Harrison Brown, identified as the student who died, was a 2016 graduate of Graham High School, northwest of Dallas, according to a Facebook post by the school district.
He said the stabbings occurred within a one-block area as the attacker "calmly walked around the plaza".
"You could see and hear people running and screaming: "'There he is!'" before he was tackled by officers", student Lindsey Clark said. Believing a shooting to be underway, he ran inside a nearby building.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, the witnesses of the crime and every member of the Longhorn nation", he said. They say officers received a call around 8:30 a.m. Monday about an injured man on the east bank of the Rio. Even more intriguing, KXAN reports that an eyewitness claimed that Kendrex White attacked a sorority girl before stabbing his victims. In Dallas, police conducted a manhunt for a shooter who wounded a paramedic and neighbor Monday morning.
Nearer to Jester Center, Arredondo photographed an officer taking White into custody. "He was not struggling".
Police are at 26th, 2400 Nueces and Castilian amid reports of assailants knocking on doors, but APD confirmed to The Tab: "There is no credible threat".
"Due to this horrific and senseless tragedy in the heart of our campus, we are cancelling all classes and scheduled events for the rest of the afternoon and evening", UT President Greg Fenves said in a statement issued after the incident.
One student is now in custody, according to UT Police. "That fear is very understandable, especially in light of recent vandalism and threats against students", he said.
The attack came three days after police said a former student wielding a machete and other blades attacked students at Transylvania University in Kentucky. "We had him in custody as soon as we arrived", Carter said.
"His motivation, obviously what is going through his mind, I can't answer that at this time", Carter said.