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Here’s The Scene From Ohio State’s Columbus Campus

An active shooter has been reported on the Ohio State University campus around 10:00 A.M. EST. The active shooter alert was for the area near Watts Hall, on 19th and College St. in North Campus.

“Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College,” OSU Emergency Management tweeted.

One is dead in Ohio State University shooting. The shooting started in Watts Hall, where the shooter pulled fire alarm near an exit and opened fire at evacuating crowds. Seven have been transported to the hospital. The shooter is dead and all classes have been canceled for the day. In addition to local authorities, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have arrived.

Via CNN:

At least eight people were taken to hospitals after an active shooter was reported on the Ohio State University campus Monday, authorities said.

One of those eight patients is in critical condition, Columbus Fire spokeswoman Rebecca Diehm said.
 Ohio State University’s Columbus campus is one of the largest in the United States. OSU has more than 65,000 students enrolled across the state.

 

 

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