Ohio State Attack Suspect Is Abdul Ali Artan, 20-Year-Old Somali Refugee; Terrorism Investigated
Update: courtesy of NBC’s Tom Winter, we have the alleged Somali refugee suspect’s name, which is Abdul Razak Ali Artan.
NBC News: Suspect in Ohio State attack is Abdul Razak Ali Artan multiple law enforcement sources tell Pete Williams and @anblanx
A Somali man apparently drove his vehicle onto a sidewalk, then exited the car and began slashing bystanders with a butcher knife. It is believed 8 people were injured, with at least one in critical condition. The suspect was killed by a campus policeman.
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Officials: Attack At Ohio State University Appears To Be Planned
A second suspect who was in the vehicle fled, and was taken into custody at a nearby parking garage.
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Not surprisingly, Ohio State University is a “gun-free zone”.