Before 8:00 am this morning of November 15, 2016, at Mountain View High School, a male 16-year old student stabbed 5 other students in the boys locker room, before stabbing himself. The suspect was apprehended by the school resource officer. All five victims and the suspect were transported to area hospitals. Injuries range from critical to fair. None are life threatening.
Police said the suspect used a 3-inch-long knife to stab the victims. Officials said the student was previously home-schooled. This is his first year as a student at Mountain View High School.
By coincidence, the Orem Owlz of the minor league baseball Pioneer League play their home games at the Utah Valley University.