The University of California, Merced campus has been closed for the remainder of the day following an apparent stabbing incident. Five students were injured and currently remain conscious, according to CNN. The suspect was shot by local police and later pronounced dead due to related injuries.

According to a press release from the university, two victims were transported via helicopter to a nearby hospital, while the other three victims were treated on the scene. A press concurrence is expected soon.

This story is developing.

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