Suspect in custody, no injuries in 'active shooter' situation at OH school

Suspect in custody, no injuries in 'active shooter' situation at OH school

Suspect in custody, no injuries in 'active shooter' situation at OH school

School leaders in Columbus say student and staff are safe.

Police in Columbus, the USA state's capital, accused 18-year-old Adan Abdullahi of firing a gun inside Schioto High School on Friday morning - sparking multiple calls of an "active shooter".

"Thank you to Columbus Police and all officers on the scene for your swift work this morning and always", tweeted Sen.

Jacobs said the building was cleared and they're investigating if any shots were fired at all. The suspect is being questioned to at CPD headquarters.

"One of the staff members did make contact with the armed suspect and was able to talk with that suspect and get him to calm down", said Chief Jones.

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Columbus Police identified the suspect as Adan Abdullahi, 18. By early afternoon CCS said any remaining students that weren't picked up at Linmoor were taken back to Columbus Scioto HS for regular dismissal.

"I heard the gunshots", said Ian Addis, a 9th grader at the school.

- Columbus Ohio Police (@ColumbusPolice) September 8, 2017*Please RT* UPDATE 9:15am: SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries.

"Excellent job by our officers!" the tweet stated.

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