One dead and three hurt in US campus stabbing

One person is dead and three others have suffered potentially serious injuries in a vicious stabbing attack at the University of Texas in Austin.

The stabbings were carried out near the campus Gym, putting the University into complete lockdown.

One man has been taken into custody.


Police are questioning the man.

UT Austin was the location of one of the worst school shootings in US history on August 1, 1966.

The gunman, former Marine Charles Whitman, killed 14 people and injured another 31.

Earlier in the day he had killed his wife and mother.