A drama student has been charged with attempted murder and assault after allegedly stabbing his classmates while re-enacting a violent movie scene.
University of Hartford student Jake Wascher was working on a group project with two other students in a dorm room on Sunday afternoon when he took the class assignment too far, Hartford Police said.
At around 1:30 pm, officers responded to a call of a two people stabbed. When they arrived, they found two young men with stab wounds.
Authorities said the 19-year-old victim from South Windsor suffered puncture wounds to his chest and back while a 21-year-old victim suffered a puncture wound to his chest and four to his back.
One was listed in critical, but stable condition and the other was listed in stable condition, the force added.