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    Barack Obama has been briefed by Homeland Security Adviser Lisa Monaco on Monday’s attack at Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said at a press briefing.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the Ohio State University (OSU) in the town in Columbus was attacked with ten people sustaining injuries. Earlier reports indicated that there was an active shooter situation at the university.

    OSU campus police lifted the previous shelter in place order and the campus is currently secured.

    According to chief of police at the university Craig Stone, there was only one suspect in the attack at the Ohio State University, who was shot dead after ramming into pedestrians with a car and attacking them with a butcher knife.

     

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