Stabbing in West Campus injures one

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As authorities were gathering information on the deadly stabbing that happened on the University of Texas at Austin campus, another unrelated stabbing happened a few blocks away.

Austin police say on Monday around 3 p.m. there was a stabbing in the 2600 block of Nueces Street. The victim told police he was stabbed when he got into a confrontation with an unknown man who he saw threaten a woman with a knife.

The victim went home and asked his roommates to take him to the hospital where he later reported the incident to police. The victim had non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20s. He is 5-feet-9 and has sandy brown hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a hoodie.

If you have any information on the suspect, please contact the Homicide Tip Line at (512) 974-5092 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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