New Delhi: At least seven people were injured in a reported shooting at Ohio State University on Monday. The shooting reportedly began around 10.00 local time.
The Columbus fire department said seven people were sent to hospital after active shooter reported at Ohio State. The condition of two was said to be stable but no details were given on the other five.
Fire department: 7 sent to hospital after active shooter reported at Ohio State, 2 stable, no details on other 5. (Source: AP)
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US media reported that the shooter has been killed.
The Ohio University authorities placed the campus on a lockdown following the shooting and sent out a tweet to students warning them to “Run Hide Fight”.
“Continue to shelter in place in north campus area. Follow directions of Police on scene,” authorities tweeted.
Ohio Governor John Kasich asked people to remain safe and listen to first responders.
“Ohio’s thoughts and prayers go out to the Ohio State community,” Ohio Governor John Kasich tweeted.
“Be safe, listen to first responders”, he added.