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Student stabs his roommate in Keiser University dorm room, police say

Posted at 4:42 PM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 18:04:49-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Police are investigating a stabbing inside a dorm room at Keiser University.

West Palm Beach police say two adult male roommates inside the dorm room were playing a video game Wednesday afternoon when one of the men, without provocation, stabbed the other in the arm with a knife.

Police say the victim initially refused medical attention but eventually agreed to be transported to a local hospital to treat the non-life threatening injury to his arm.

The suspect, 20-year-old Domingo Rodriguez, was detained at the scene immediately after the incident and is charged with aggravated battery.

Keiser University released the following statement:

At Keiser University this afternoon, an altercation between two students occurred in which a student sustained an injury to his arm. The individual responsible for the injury was taken into custody. The injured individual was treated immediately and is soon to be released. As always, the safety, security, and well-being of our students is our utmost priority. We will continue to work with law enforcement and provide updates in this matter as relevant information becomes available.