Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student

by Garry Watts September 9, 2017, 16:45
Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student

Police in Columbus, Ohio, say a suspect was arrested following reports of a student firing shots inside a high school.

Abdullahi was arrested and charged with a second degree felony count of shooting inside a "school safety zone", police said, adding that additional charges were possible.

The tweet read, "SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries".

A student brought a gun to his OH high school on Friday (Sep 8) and began shooting, but the quick actions of a school employee prevented bloodshed.

An active shooter situation is ongoing at a high school in Columbus, Ohio.

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District spokesperson Scott Varner said the school was placed on lockdown as crews responded to the area.

There have been no reports of injuries or deaths related to the incident. Columbus Police wrote on Twitter.

Ian Addis, a ninth grader at the school says he heard one shot.

The school describes itself as created to serve "emotionally disturbed" students in grades 6-12.

Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates as more information becomes available.


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