Letter From Ohio State University Emergency Management


UPDATED: Tuesday March 9, 2010 10:41 AM

Update on Campus Shooting

The safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. University officials remain diligent in maintaining a secure environment for all campus visitors.

Today's shooting on campus involved an employee in the Facilities, Operations, and Development department in a campus maintenance building. Campus police responded to the 911 call immediately and secured the area. At no time were any students in danger, and no students were involved in the incident.

The suspect and the two victims were all Ohio State employees.
Counselors are available for the affected staff. The investigation is continuing and no names have been released pending notification of family.

The university continues normal operations. Classes are being held and normal work schedules are in effect. Safety officials will continue to provide updates as more details are available.

The Ohio State University