OSU Shooter Kills 1; Injures 2
Shooting at OSU
Updated: Tuesday, 09 Mar 2010, 7:20 AM EST
Published : Tuesday, 09 Mar 2010, 6:28 AM EST
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University says one of its employees was killed and two were wounded in an overnight shooting at a campus maintenance building.
University police say a suspect was taken into custody after heavily armed campus officers searched the area, just east of Ohio Stadium.
The nation’s largest university says in a statement that the shooting was first reported at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. University Police Chief Paul Denton says one of the wounded employees is in critical condition and the other is in stable condition.
No names have been released.
Denton said at a news conference that police are trying to determine what motivated the shooting.
Ohio State says no students were hurt. The university says classes will be held as normal on Tuesday.