IU police detain juvenile after stabbing at summer music camp

Indiana University. (WTHR Staff)
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTHR) — Indiana University police have given the all clear after issuing a campus alert earlier about a person with a knife on campus.

Police say two juveniles were involved in the incident that left one of them stabbed.

It happened during the 35th year of the Summer String Academy, a summer camp.

The first alert, around 10 a.m. Friday, warned of a person with a knife and said that those on campus should take shelter.

"Male juvenile ended up stabbing a female juvenile who was in the same music program and then fled the scene," said IUPD Chief Jill Lees.

He was apprehended a short time later, resulting in a second alert to sound an all clear.

So far, police do not have a motive.

"It's uncertain at this time how or why the suspect had a knife on his person while attending this camp, but clearly, he did use that weapon against the victim," Lees said.

Ages of the two juveniles were not released. We're told the two are not from the same school. Only the girl who was injured was a student in the academy.

"The good news here is that no other students or staff were injured in this incident," Lees said.

The condition on the girl who was injured was not released but police say her injury was not believed to be life-threatening.

The Summer String Academy is part of the IU Jacobs School of Music. It invites young string players ranging in age from 12 to 18 to participate.