A USC professor was fatally stabbed Friday on the school’s campus, allegedly by a student who was taken into custody.
The stabbing was reported about 4:30 p.m. at the Seeley G. Mudd building in the 3600 block of McClintock Avenue, authorities said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
No information was immediately released about the male student in custody.
The university issued an alert to students warning of police activity at the Mudd building.
There was no threat to the campus or surrounding community, the alert stated, but people were nonetheless warned to avoid the area.
—City News Service