BREAKING: Active Shooter On Ohio State University Campus, At Least 8 Wounded

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DEVELOPING– At least one active shooter was reported on the campus of the Ohio State University Monday and as many as eight people sent to the hospital. At least one person is reportedly in critical condition.

“Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College,” OSU Emergency Management tweeted Monday morning.

Campus police tweeted the same alert, and wrote in another tweet, “Continue to shelter in place. Avoid area of College.”

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Watts Hall is the university’s materials science and engineering building.

OSU senior Anthony Falzarano, 22, said he was in class at the time of the shooting.

“We heard a lot of sirens. I was in class and everyone got a text message at the same time for the emergency alert,” he told CNN. “Someone said they heard popping right before we got the alert, but I didn’t hear it. We are in a shelter-in-place right now in the building next door. ”

Police said they killed at least one suspect during an active shooter lockdown at Ohio State University on Monday morning. It is not clear whether or not there is a second suspect, but police are advising locals to stay on lockdown because of an active shooter.

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CBS Columbia affiliate WBNS reports the incident began around 9:30 a.m. when firefighters were responding to reports of a chlorine leak at the chemical engineering building. Someone had run a vehicle into the building, and then someone started attacking people inside the building with a knife.

“Police cars, fire truck and ambulance line 19th and College avenues near location where active shooter was reported.”

The school’s newspaper, The Lantern, indicated in a tweet that someone was down.

“There’s at least one body bag present in front of Koffolt Labs,” read the tweet. “OSU police still advising to take shelter. Situation not under control.”

A law enforcement officials tells Fox News that the FBI Columbus Field Office SWAT team has been activated, and is deploying to the campus to assist local authorities with the reported active shooting.

“Heavy police presence at the Lane Avenue Garage. Officer on scene said the remaining shooter is believed to be inside.”

We will keep you updated as more details emerge.

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