Ohio State University (OSU), one of the largest campuses in the US, with 65,000 students, is in a state of lockdown. Two active shooters had reportedly broken into the campus, at 9.38am. An alarm was pulled. The fire tenders rushed and soon the law enforcement, with FBI and dog squads were pressed. A police helicopter has kept the affected area under surveillance. A lockdown was ordered. Students were moved to a safer place and traffic was diverted. One of the active shooters was gunned down by the police. A report from Ohio.
Its 11:30am in the morning and there is an active situation, for the last hour, in the OSU (Ohio State University) Campus with an active shooter at large near Watts Hall located on 19th Avenue and College Road North.
The local TV station 10 TV streaming a SWAT situation and FBI in position in search of a suspect of a second shooter. According to the report, one of the suspects had been shot.
According to the report, it started early in the morning with a vehicle ramming into an engineering building. Fire Department was called for a situation of chlorine spill. Then it escalated to a person attacking with a knife.
Later it escalated to a shooting. Nine were injured and taken to the Medical Center. Four of them were reportedly safe, according to media reports.
There were some confusing reports from the students about the shootings. Students were in a sheer panic and were evacuated from the scene.
It is still a very active situation with the law enforcement in place. Although in place shelter has been lifted, all classes of OSU are cancelled. Students and faculty members are in a lockdown.
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