The incident was first reported at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on the college campus on the 1500 block of Baltimore Pike in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Arriving police officers found three stabbing victims, all Lincoln University students.
One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The two others were rushed to Christiana Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware where they were treated and released.
The DAO & Lincoln University Police announce that three Lincoln U. students were stabbed – one fatally – inside a dormitory on 2/16/22. Anyone with info is asked to call Chesco Detectives at 610-344-6824 or Lincoln U. Public Safety at 484-365-7211. pic.twitter.com/2dAHfdbMx0— Chester County District Attorney's Office (@chescoda) February 17, 2022
There are reports that a large brawl broke out before the stabbing, but investigators believe this to be an isolated incident, with no danger to the community.
Lincoln University released the following statement to Action News:
"We are deeply saddened by the incident that occurred on campus last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We take the safety of our students seriously and are working with local authorities as there is an ongoing investigation. We have no further comment at this time."
Police are still looking for the person responsible.
Anyone with information is asked to call Chester County Detectives at 610-344-6824 or Lincoln University Public Safety at 484-365-7211.
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