Carlos Mars ID’d as Morgan State Stabbing Suspect

Carlos Mars, 19, was identified as the suspect who allegedly stabbed several football players at Morgan State University in Maryland, according to reports.

WJZ-TV reported that Mars was identified and posted his photo.

In the incident, two groups of people got into a fight Tuesday outside a dining hall on the Morgan State University campus, and two football players were stabbed by someone swinging a knife wildly, police and college officials said.

It was the third instance of violence on the Baltimore campus in less than a week.

The players were taken to hospitals and their injuries were not considered to be life-threatening, police said. A third person was not injured by a knife but suffered abrasions in the incident, police spokesman Detective Ruganzu Howard said Wednesday.

A suspect was taken into custody. It’s not clear what started the fight.

This is the third instance of recent violence. On Friday, a male student was stabbed with scissors by his roommate after an argument over the cleanliness of their dorm room.

Early Saturday, an on-campus party was broken up after fights started.

School officials held a campus meeting Tuesday night to talk about what happened.

“We expect you as students to take responsibility for your own behavior and actions,” University president David Wilson told those in attendance.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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