COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A shooting in front of an Ohio State university building sent one person to a hospital, authorities said.
The Columbus university’s emergency management office sent out an alert just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday saying the shooting occurred on High Street in front of Drinko Hall.READ MORE: Residents On Tyler Avenue In Export Not Receiving Mail After Dog Chases Postal Carrier, USPS Says
Officials first reported suspects running west but minutes later said the two suspects had run east “away from campus” and were believed to have left the area.READ MORE: Doctors Start Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots
University spokesman Dan Hedman told Ohio State’s student newspaper, The Lantern, that a woman in her 40s was shot in the leg. He said she was not a student at the university. Columbus police dispatchers said the victim was taken to Ohio State University hospital East in stable condition.
The shooting occurred hours after Ohio State’s 35-28 loss to Oregon.MORE NEWS: Study: Nearly 26,000 Kids Sit On Child Care Waitlists Across Pennsylvania
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