At least ten people are reported to have been injured in the US state of Ohio in an attack that was carried out by two assailants at Ohio State University.
Reports in the local media say the injured were both shot and stabbed.
One person is described as being in a critical condition. The others described as not in a “life-threatening condition”.
An alleged attacker has also been killed, according to officials.
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Is it still ongoing?
The university says a shelter-in-place warning has been lifted and the scene is now secure.
The ten victims were taken to local hospitals, according to a spokeswoman from Columbus Fire Department.
One person was in a critical condition, the others are described as “stable”.
They are thought to have gun and knife wounds.
Local TV station WBNS, citing law enforcement agencies, says a suspected attacker was shot dead.
How the attack unfolded
Local media say the attack began when a person armed with a gun and another individual with a knife got out of a sport utility vehicle at the university’s engineering building.
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Columbus police say they are assisting university law enforcement.
University represenatives did not immediately return calls.
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