Ohio State Shelter In Place Lifted After Suspect In Ohio State Shooting Reportedly Dead; Eight Injured - Live Stream

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A suspect is dead after an active shooter was reported on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus on Monday.

The shelter in place order was lifted around 11:30 a.m., and scene was declared secure.

The school alerted students and faculty shortly before 10 a.m., ordering them to shelter in place as police, FBI and ATF units swarmed the area.

At least 8 people were being treated at local hospitals, officials said. None appear to have life-threatening injuries.

Both NBC News and CNN report that officials believe the suspect acted alone and attacked victims with a large knife before being fatally shot by a responding officer.

Classes were canceled for the remainder of the day.

The first reports of gunshots came from Watts Hall near 19th and College. According to the school's website, the building is home to the Materials Science and Engineering program.

There was also a report that several students were hit by a car outside the building, which may or may not have been driven by the shooter.

Earlier, an alert was issued for an active shooter on Ohio State University’s Campus, Monday morning. Ohio State University Police sent the alert at about 9:56am.

The alert said, “Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.”

A following alert told students to “continue to shelter in place. Wait for Police officers directions. Please contact Police / 9-1-1 only if you have information.”

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Update 4: According to Twitter reports, one OhioState professor tells @nbc4 a colleague was slashed with a machete on the OSU campus in Watts Hall. Additionally

 

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Update 3: The FBI is now on the scene of the incident:

 

Meanwhile ABC's Mike Levine reports that law enforcement sources are urging parents and others NOT to call anyone they believe may be on OSU campus, text instead.

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Update 2: The Columbus Fire Department adds that seven have been taken to hospitals from Ohio State University. AP adds that 2 are stable, but there are no details on the other 5.

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Update 1 : There are 2 suspects (1 is down, 1 at large) and 4 people have reportedly been shot.

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Ohio State police issued an alert at 0956ET of an active shooter on Ohio State Campus calling for a "shelter in place" order. According to one student, the shooting started in the neighboring Macquigg Laboratory. Another student tweeted out that the police “tackled” the suspect and surrounded him outside, but the report has not been officially confirmed.

Ohio State University emergency management had further suggestions...

And Middletown police chief added...

Scary scenes once again...

 

 

 

Images emerge on social media suggesting a body in the street...

 

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According to one report, Ohio law states that no firearms are allowed on campus unless the owner has a concealed-carry license and leaves the gun locked in a vehicle.