'Active shooter' arrested at Ohio school, no injuries

Aaron Brown
September 9, 2017

Police were on scene at a Columbus school where a suspect has been arrested following a Friday morning active shooter situation.

Police were initially called to Columbus-Scioto High School around 8:30 a.m. Friday in reference to the active shooter.

Police then reported they arrested the suspect just before 9AM.

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.

"Our officers did a superb job of rapidly responding, securing the scene, working with school officials and neighboring law enforcement agencies as well as getting students out of harm's way and the suspect quickly into custody", said Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs.

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Columbus Police announced the incident on Twitter, urging people to avoid the area. Though the student reportedly had gang-affiliated content on his personal Facebook page, a source told The Columbus Dispatch that the shooting wasn't gang-related.

Authorities say the school has been placed on lockdown and officers are searching the building.

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

This post will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

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