Update, 4:05 p.m. EST: In a press conference Monday afternoon, school officials identified the deceased suspect as Ohio State University student Abdul Razak Ali Artan. Contrary to prior reports, officials say the suspect drove into a crowd and used a knife to attack multiple victims.
Update, 12:20 p.m. EST: School officials released a statement confirming one suspect was shot and killed.
Update, 11:32 a.m. EST: The "shelter in place" order has been lifted.
UPDATE 1/2 : Shelter in Place lifted. Scene is now secure. ALL classes are canceled on Columbus campus for the remainder of the day.— OSU Emergency Mngmnt (@OSU_EMFP) November 28, 2016
Ohio State University officials are warning students of an active shooter presence on its Columbus, Ohio, campus Monday morning. The warnings were first issued shortly before 10 a.m. EST:
Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.— OSU Emergency Mngmnt (@OSU_EMFP) November 28, 2016
Police cars, fire truck and ambulance line 19th and College avenues near location where active shooter was reported pic.twitter.com/FKJXSMQnan— The Lantern (@TheLantern) November 28, 2016
At least nine people were taken to the hospital, according to the Columbus Fire Department. Ohio Gov. John Kasich tweeted the following:
Ohio's thoughts and prayers go out to the Ohio State community. Be safe, listen to first responders. https://t.co/5qtfH3Fb6d— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) November 28, 2016
This is a breaking news post. We will update as more information is confirmed.