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Ohio State attacker was of Somali descent: US media

Officials said he was an 18-year-old student at Ohio State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States

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Police respond to reports of an active shooter on campus at Ohio State University
Police respond to reports of an active shooter on campus at Ohio State University

The assailant who car-rammed and stabbed pedestrians at State University today, injuring nine before he was shot dead by police, was a young man of Somali descent, US media reported.

CBS News quoted a federal law enforcement official as saying the suspect "has been tentatively identified as a young man of Somali descent," aged around 20.



Law enforcement officials quoted by NBC News said he was an 18-year-old student at State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States.

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Ohio State attacker was of Somali descent: US media

Officials said he was an 18-year-old student at Ohio State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States

Officials said he was an 18-year-old student at Ohio State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States The assailant who car-rammed and stabbed pedestrians at State University today, injuring nine before he was shot dead by police, was a young man of Somali descent, US media reported.

CBS News quoted a federal law enforcement official as saying the suspect "has been tentatively identified as a young man of Somali descent," aged around 20.

Law enforcement officials quoted by NBC News said he was an 18-year-old student at State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States.
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Ohio State attacker was of Somali descent: US media

Officials said he was an 18-year-old student at Ohio State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States

The assailant who car-rammed and stabbed pedestrians at State University today, injuring nine before he was shot dead by police, was a young man of Somali descent, US media reported.

CBS News quoted a federal law enforcement official as saying the suspect "has been tentatively identified as a young man of Somali descent," aged around 20.

Law enforcement officials quoted by NBC News said he was an 18-year-old student at State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States.

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