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Update: 3 men charged in stabbing at Pitt Community College

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WINTERVILLE, N.C. - Students at Pitt Community College checked their phones and stared out classroom windows this morning after campus police say a fight between three males sent two people to the hospital and landed one in custody.
Police haven't confirmed a stabbing.
Students 9 On Your Side talked to say they saw at least one person with a what looked like a stab wound.

Police say the incident happened just after 11 o'clock.
They received several calls about a fight between the Reddick Building and the Herman Simon Building. When they arrived, they found three men, Corey and Kevin Purvis and Jashawn Brown fighting.
College administrators say the Purvis brothers are current students while Brown is not.   
Corey Purvis and Brown were both taken to Vidant Medical, where they were treated and released.
Students say they were surprised to hear something like this would happen on campus.

“It's just a normal typical day on campus, all of the sudden you see people running and stuff," said Connie Gorham, student.

“We're college students, like, I feel, especially not do this on campus,” said Justyce Mckissick, who saw the victim. “I feel like it should be done somewhere else."

Brown is currently in the Pitt County Detention Center charged with several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon.
The Purvis brothers have also been charged with simple affray. 

--- Original Story ---

Emergency crews responded the the scene of a reported stabbing at Pitt Community College in Greenville Friday morning.

Witnesses tell 9 On Your Side they saw a fight and believe a stabbing took place. Winterville Police confirm that EMS crews responded to the campus after the report.

Police at Pitt Community College say the altercation on campus involved three males. It's unknown at this time if they're students. It happened around 11 a.m. just north of the Reddrick Building.

Campus police responded and secured the area. Since then, normal operations have resumed.

Officers say 2 of the men involved in the incident were taken to Vidant Medical Center for treatment. One man is in custody for questioning by PCC Police.

They say they can't confirm a stabbing took place

9 On Your Side has a crew following the story and will have more details as they become available.
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