An active shooter alert has been raised for Ohio State University, Columbus campus. There are confirmed reports of 9 injured, and body bags have been seen.
A disturbing text alert was sent to students in the area warning them to “run, hide” and even to “fight” in the area of Watts Hall, 19th and college.
A video posted on Instagram by a student at the Univeristy shows other students running in panic, as well as police cars racing by.
Police have surrounded Lane Avenue Garage, where the suspect is believed to be hiding.
The campus is currently on lockdown and police conduct a search. Eyewitnesses report that they have seen at least 10 ambulances on scene, leading to the assumption that there are indeed casualties.
The university PA system is still confirming that there is an active shooter on scene.
This article is being live updated.