According to local people, the victim, whose surname was Tao, was stabbed with a knife by a teacher in his office on the morning of November 11. The staff of Huangjinggou Town Health Center in Weiyuan County said that after the assassination of Principal Tao, the doctors of the Town Health Hospital first went to participate in the rescue, and then were taken away by the ambulance of the Peoples Hospital of Weiyuan County.
Workers of Weiyuan Peoples Hospital told Peng Mei News that at about 9 a.m. on the 11th, Vice-President Tao was taken back to the hospital by 120 ambulances and sent to the ICU, but ultimately failed to save his life. Someone in the local education field told Peng Mei News that Vice Principal Tao was stabbed while talking with the teacher. The reason for the teachers conversation is not confirmed at present.