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The Latest: Prof killed at USC campus; student arrested

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of a professor on the University of Southern California campus (all times local):

8 p.m.

A Los Angeles police spokeswoman says a man killed on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles was a professor and that the suspect arrested in his death is a student.

Los Angeles Police Officer Meghan Aguilar did not immediately release the names of the professor or the student or the suspected motive in the Friday afternoon attack.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says the victim is around 25 years old and was pronounced dead at the scene.

USC texted students to stay away from the campus' Seeley G. Mudd building because of police activity. The text says there was "no danger to USC or the community."

The 10-story science building is in the heart of campus near the school's running track.

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6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles officials say a possible faculty member has been fatally stabbed at the University of Southern California.

Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison says the stabbing happened Friday afternoon and that the victim was a possible faculty member. He says a suspect was taken into custody.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says the victim is around 25 years old and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were immediately released.

KTLA-TV reports that USC texted students to stay away from the campus' Seeley G. Mudd building because of police activity. The text says there was "no danger to USC or the community."

The building is in the heart of campus near the school's running track.