The Emily Carr University of Art and Design is cancelling classes at tomorrow after an on-campus stabbing.
The school released a statement this evening, explaining that both people involved in the alleged incident were students.
Witnesses tell CKNW a fight broke out between two students in a lecture hall around 5:30pm.
The suspect allegedly put the victim in a headlock before stabbing him with an X-acto knife.
Images from the scene show blood splattered throughout the hallway.
The University’s statement says classes are being suspended so that the school can deal with the incident in a “systematic way.”
Emily Carr University strives to provide a safe environment for all students, faculty and staff. There have been no incidents of violence on our campus in recent history and student safety is of utmost importance.
Vancouver Police say the victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Investigators say both students were male, and were known to each other.
The alleged attacker remains at large.