Attack on Ohio State University leaves multiple injured, suspect dead

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Student Nicholas Flores reacts as police respond to an attack on the campus at Ohio State University on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP) Student Nicholas Flores reacts as police respond to an attack on the campus at Ohio State University on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.

Nine people were hurt, one critically.

The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali-born legal permanent resident of the U.S.

CCTV America’s Jim Spellman has the latest information.

Attack on Ohio State University leaves multiple injured, suspect dead

Attack on Ohio State University leaves multiple injured, suspect dead

A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Nine people were hurt, one critically. The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali-born legal permanent resident of the U.S. CCTV America's Jim Spellman has the latest information.

The Latest on reports of an active shooter on the Ohio State University campus (all times local):

12:15 p.m.

A spokesman for Ohio State University says injuries in the attack on campus included stab wounds and being struck by a vehicle.

Ben Johnson said Monday that there were also other injuries that were being evaluated.

He says campus will remain open, but classes will be canceled for the rest of the day.

The university had sent a series of tweets at around 10 a.m. Monday saying there was an active shooter on campus and that students should run, hide or fight. About an hour and a half later, the university said a shelter-in-place warning had been lifted and the scene was secure.

At least eight people have been sent to hospitals.

The fate of any suspect or suspects wasn’t immediately clear.

11:45 a.m.

Ohio State says shelter-in-place warning has been lifted and scene is secure.

The Columbus Fire Department says seven people had been taken to the hospital. It says two of those people were in stable condition. It didn’t have details on the other five.

11:35 a.m.

According to WBNS in Columbus, OH, Police said they have killed at least one suspect. There is still an active search for a second suspect. Police are advising locals to stay on lockdown.

The Columbus Fire Department report nine people injured – one critical.

The FBI and ATF both say they’ve given tactical resources to assist local law enforcement.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued a tweet telling community to “Be safe, listen to first responders.”

11:00 a.m.

Students have barricaded themselves in classrooms as the hunt for the shooter continues.

10:45 a.m.

The fire department says seven people have been sent to the hospital after a shooting at Ohio State University.

The Columbus Fire Department says two of those people are in stable condition. It had no information on the other five people.

Ohio State University warned students in a series of tweets Monday morning that there was an active shooter on campus and that they should run, hide or fight.

One tweet says: “Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.” Watts Hall is a materials science and engineering building.

It is not immediately clear if the shooting is still in progress.

Google Map of Ohio State shooting

10:30 a.m.

Ohio State University is telling students there’s an active shooter on campus and they should “Run Hide Fight.”

Ohio State’s official Twitter page retweeted a post from OSU Emergency Management saying there is an active shooter on campus in Columbus on Monday morning.

The tweet says: “Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.” Watts Hall is a materials science and engineering building.

“Run, hide, fight” is standard protocol for active shooter situations. It means: Run, evacuate if possible; Hide, get silently out of view; or Fight, as a last resort, take action to disrupt or incapacitate the shooter if your life is in imminent danger.

A Columbus police dispatcher declined to comment on the reports, but police vehicles were seen at the scene.

Story created with content from The Associated Press and CBS Channel 10 in Ohio.