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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Nate Scimio blocked the attack with his arm, saving 2 students from harm.

Sophomore Trinity McCool told USA TODAY that the suspect, after attacking several other people nearby, took a swipe at her and a friend with what looked like a butcher knife.
"I saw his face, the look in his eyes, I was horrified," she said.
Another student, Nate Scimio, blocked the attack, however, by sticking out his arm as the blade came down.
"(Nate) took the stab right in his arm and saved my friend and me," McCool said. "I'm pretty sure it was his instinct. He didn't want anyone to get hurt. He told everybody to run away."
McCool said Scimio also apparently set off the fire alarm that sent students rushing to the exits. Scimio later tweeted a selfie from the hospital showing his right arm in a bandage.