October 4, 2023

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Three stabs in a philosophy course at Waterloo

Three stabs in a philosophy course at Waterloo

Three people have been taken to hospital after a knife attack that took place this afternoon at a philosophy course at the University of Waterloo. The suspect has been arrested. No deaths have been reported.

[original photo by Andrew Yang via UW Imprint, blurred]

The incident occurred in “Philosophy 202: Gender Issues,” according to what he said UW imprint.

The three victims, including, according to UW imprintthe professor and the two students, are in a “non-life-threatening condition”.

The course meets at Hagey Hall, which is home to the university Department of Philosophy. (It is not known at this time who was teaching the course.)

the UW imprint Reportedly, according to one of the students in the class when the attack occurred, “A man between the ages of 20 and 30 entered the class and asked the professor what the class was about. The man closed the door, pulled two knives from his bag, and proceeded to attack the professor. The students ran to the back of the class to get out of Chapter one entry.

The university has canceled classes at Hagey Hall for the rest of the day but classes are expected to resume in the building tomorrow.

No charges have been announced against the suspect yet. Waterloo Regional Police has He said More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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