Suspect Dead As Shelter in Place Lifted at OSU

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO/ABC News) – Authorities swarmed the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio, this morning in response to an active shooter report. One suspect is dead, according to the Columbus Department of Public Safety, and authorities are continuing to search for other possible suspects.

Eight people were transported to local hospitals, a spokeswoman for the Columbus Fire Department said, though it is unclear if anyone was shot.

At least one person was listed in critical condition.

Two of the eight people transported are in stable condition, authorities said.

Kendrick Price, an academic adviser at OSU, told ABC News he ran to his second-story office window after hearing screams. He saw a person running toward police, who was then shot multiple times, he said.

OSU Emergency Management first tweeted the active shooter warning at 9:56 a.m. Some students barricaded themselves in classrooms.

FBI agents are among those at the scene.

Nearly 60,000 students are enrolled at the OSU Columbus campus.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

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