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Breaking: Active Shooter Reported At Ohio State University

UPDATE: According to officials, contrary to initial reports of a shooting, the attacker used a car and knife. The campus is secure and classes have been cancelled. The eight people taken to the hospital reportedly have non-life-threatening injuries. This story has been updated to reflect this news.

Breaking: Active Shooter Reported At Ohio State University

Update to this story here. It was not an active shooter on campus.

LIVE VIDEO HERE.

An active shooter was reported at Watts Hall at Ohio State University by university police and emergency management. More

“Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.”

“Buckeye Alert: Continue to shelter in place. Avoid area of College. More information to follow.”

“Buckeye Alert: Continue to shelter in place in north campus area. Follow directions of Police on scene.”

OSU Police posted the same messages.

A student Periscoped first responders on the scene. He said he was next door to Watts Hall and did not hear any gunshots. His first notice of the incident was a university emergency message. The student was not aware of any victims nor did he report seeing or hearing a gunman.

The student noted the presence of national news media icluding CNN and NBC at the scene.

Local media is on site also.

“#BreakingNews: OSU: Active shooter reported at Watts Hall #10TV”

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