Missouri's governor was minutes away from a Kansas City community college campus when a man slashed the throat of a school dean. Sherman Fabes has more from the state Capitol.
Wrap: Nixon was on his way to Penn Valley Community College for a news conference when a school dean was slashed at the throat.
Kansas City Police Department spokesman Darin Snapp said that the dean has not been confirmed as the target of the attack.
|Description: "Witnesses stated that the suspect a male in his 20s walked up to the victim without provocation held a knife out and cut the victim on his neck."|
Nixon said that he had an advanced staff member already in the area when the dean was cut.
|Description: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the dean and his family."|
The dean, whose name has not been released, was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.
From the state Capitol, I'm Sherman Fabes.
An attacker slashed the throat of a Kansas City community college official minutes before Missouri's governor arrived on campus. Sherman Fabes has more from the state Capitol.
Wrap: Nixon was on his way to Penn Valley community college to discuss the new plans for rural broadband access when a school dean's throat was cut.
The governor said that he did have an advanced staff member already on campus.
Kansas City Police Department spokesman Darin Snapp said the attack of the dean was unprovoked.
|Description: "I believe one of the teachers is actually an ex federal agent he was able to get the suspect down on the ground, took the knife away from him, and security already had him in custody when we arrived."|
The dean, whose name has not been released was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.
From the Capitol, I'm Sherman Fabes.