16-year-old boy stabs 5 students before stabbing himself at Utah high school

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OREM, Utah — A 16-year-old boy stabbed five students then stabbed himself at a Utah high school on Tuesday morning, the Alpine School District said.

One student is in critical condition, one is in serious condition and three are in fair condition, FOX 13 News in Salt Lake City reported. None of the injuries is considered life-threatening.

The victims were stabbed in the neck and upper torso, the station reported. School officials said the stabbing happened in the boys locker room before 8 a.m.

The school was placed on lockdown after the incident.

A school resource officer used a stun gun on the suspect to take him into custody.

Classes resumed as normal, though counselors and social workers were made available.

Orem is about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. Mountain View High School has more than 1,400 students.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.