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(HOUSTON) — A man has been arrested after allegedly going on a stabbing spree and wounding people at a Texas community college near Houston, according to authorities.

The attacks took place at Lone Star Community College in Cypress, Texas.

Four victims were taken by helicopter and two more taken by ambulance to nearby hospitals, said Robert Rasa of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.

One witness, identified only as James, told ABC News affiliate KTRK-TV that several students were stabbed in the neck and others helped tackle the suspect.

The suspect appeared to be a student, wearing all black including a cap and appeared to have hearing aids, according to James. He also said the suspect used what appeared to be an Exacto-knife to stab people.

An emergency bulletin was initially released warning students that two armed suspects were on campus.

“Two armed suspects at LSC-CyFair. One suspect is at large. Stay away from the area. Seek shelter in a secure location until the incident is resolved. Be aware of your surroundings,” the school told students via an emergency bulletin.

Police said they now believe there was only one suspect, but are searching the campus.

“It appears campus is safe at this point,” Alan Bernstein spokesman for Harris County Sheriff told ABC affiliate KTRK-TV.

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