The Emory Wheel student newspaper reported Sunday evening, June 24, that students are being advised to shelter in place following a report of a stabbing.
Initial reports suggested the crime happened on the baseball field, but Emory now says it occurred off campus.
The advisory was issued at 7:17 p.m.
Emory provided the following summary of what happened …
Emory has received a report of an assault that occurred at approximately 7:01 pm on Sunday, Jun 24 at 701 Peavine Creek Drive on the Emory main campus. Below is a description of the incident:
Emory Police Department received call at 7:01 pm of a stabbing on the main Emory campus, 701 Peavine Creek Drive, which is the baseball field behind Eagle Row. EPD and emergency medical service responded to the scene. There was a female victim, who was stabbed and was transported to the Grady hospital. No further information is available at this time.
In a follow up statement, an Emory spokesperson said, “An all-clear has been issued for the Emory main campus. According to the victim, who is unaffiliated with Emory, the stabbing did not occur on Emory’s campus. The victim reported being stabbed at another location and dropped off near the baseball field at 701 Peavine Creek Drive, where she called 911. Emory Police and emergency medical services responded, and she was transported to Grady. Emory Police and Atlanta Police are continuing to investigate.”
The shelter in place advisory was lifted around 8:40 p.m. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Emory Police Department at 404-727-6111.