Ohio State University: Suspect dead, 10 hospitalized after campus attack

Ten people were taken to local hospitals with injuries following a car and knife attack on the campus of Ohio State University Monday morning, according to NBC News.

According to Ohio State University Police Chief Craig Stone, a male suspect drove a vehicle over a curb, striking pedestrians. The suspect then exited the vehicle and used a butcher knife to start cutting pedestrians.

Columbus police have confirmed that suspect is dead and two additional persons of interest have been taken into custody from a nearby parking garage, reports NBC News.

The university issued an "active shooter alert," but law enforcement confirmed some victims suffered knife wounds, not gunshots. Some students reported seeing a car plow into a group of students who were outside for a fire drill.

An active shooter alert was issued on OSU's campus Monday morning, instructing students to shelter in place. The OSU Emergency Management tweeted the shooter was in Watts Hall.

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Multiple students reported on Twitter that they heard multiple gunshots, and one person claimed that a man "crashed [a] car through our group of people out for a fire alarm and got out with a knife and gun."

The Ohio State University Police tweeted a statement around 11:30 a.m. reading: "Shelter in Place lifted. Scene is now secure. ALL classes are canceled on Columbus campus for the remainder of the day."

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