According to latest reports, eight people were hospitalised, the fire department said. The suspect was, however, killed by police officials.
The gunman is said to have fired shots. Students were asked to stay in the building and to put their phones in silent mode.
Buckeye Alert: Continue to shelter in place. Wait for Police officers directions. Please contact Police / 9-1-1 only if you have information— OSU Emergency Mngmnt (@OSU_EMFP) November 28, 2016
The University however, later said that the scene was secure and cancelled classes for the rest of the day. Hospitals say they are treating eight patients from Ohio State University attack, none have life-threatening injuries.
Ohio State spokesman said that injuries in campus attack included stab wounds and being hit by a vehicle.