The mayor's office announced that a lock-down of the Salem State University campus has been extended to the Horace Mann Lab School in the wake of a double stabbing Wednesday morning.
"A temporary shelter-in-place order has been implemented for the SSU Campus and the Horace Mann Lab School, as an additional precaution," the mayor's office wrote. "Police are presently conducting a search of the area for the suspect."
Further, the mayor's office asks residents to be vigilant. Here is a description of the suspect:
- White male, approximately 20 years old, with long red or blonde hair, and some facial hair.
- Wearing a white shirt, gray baseball cap, khaki pants and red sneakers.
- Was pursued to a light brown 1999 Toyota Camry with license plate 804 NTM.
The persons injured did not suffer life-threatening wounds.
Previous coverage on Salem Patch:
- Students, Faculty Ordered to Shelter in Place at Salem State University
- Police Investigate Stabbing Aboard Salem State University Bus