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Student arrested in VSU campus stabbing

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Oct 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-22 12:48:33-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A Virginia State University (VSU) student accused in a campus stabbing has turned himself in to police.

Kemal Jackson-Hinton, 22, of Fort Washington, MD, is charged with one count of aggravated assault. Jackson-Hinton is a senior English major, according to the university.

VSU police received a call around 5:45 Wednesday night regarding a fight that broke out on campus. One man was stabbed during the fight. The stabbing victim suffered minor injuries, according to a university spokesman.

The university said it did not know what sparked the violence, but was reviewing video from the scene to try and determine motive.

There was extra security on campus over the weekend due to VSU Homecoming activities.