By Erik Ortiz / NBC News
November 4, 2015

A suspect at the University of California, Merced, was fatally shot by police early Wednesday after wounding at least five students in a campus stabbing spree, university officials said.

Officials said incident occurred at about 8 a.m. local time in the school’s Classroom and Office Building, according to NBC affiliate KCRA.

Two of the victims were airlifted to the hospital, while three others were treated at the school. All were conscious, the school tweeted.

Classes were canceled for the rest of the day, the school added.

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