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Investigators are examining the OSU suspect's Facebook page in search of a motive

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UPDATE: 7:14 p.m. EST

Investigators are examining Artan's Facebook page in hopes that it will give them insight as to a possible motive for the attack, according to CNN.

Artan, who had recently transferred from Columbus State, was profiled in Ohio State University's newspaper in August of 2016. Artan told the reporter that he had trouble finding a place to pray on campus. 


"I wanted to pray in the open, but I was scared with everything going on in the media," Artan told The Lantern. "I'm a Muslim, it's not what the media portrays me to be. If people look at me, a Muslim praying, I don't know what they're going to think, what's going to happen."

UPDATE: 4:34 p.m. EST

Authorities confirmed to CNN that the Ohio State University suspect, Abdul Razak Ali Artan, was a student at the university. 

Ohio State University officials credited 28-year-old Officer Alan Horujko with stopping Artan before he could injure any more people. 

UPDATE: 3:11 p.m. EST

The suspect in Monday's attack at Ohio State University has been identified as Abdul Artan, law enforcement officials told NBC News.

Artan, 18, was a Somali refugee who had legal permanent status in the U.S., officials said.

NBC reports that he and his family lived in Pakistan prior to coming to the United States in 2014. 

Authorities are still trying to determine the motive for this attack. 

Ten people were injured and a suspect was killed in Ohio State University after an attacker, initially described as a shooter, hit people with a car and cut them with a butcher knife.

In total, 9 people were reported injured, according to our partner at WSYX. One person is still in critical condition; other injuries are not life-threatening. The incident was initially reported as a shooting but later reports suggested the attacker used a knife and car as weapons.

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs said the possibility that the incident was a terror attack would be investigated.

The school's official statement did not specify if anyone was shot.

Some injured students said they were stabbed and a car plowed into a crowd of people.

Here's the report from our partner at WSYX.

WSYX also has Facebook Live feed from the scene.

Investigators are examining the OSU suspect's Facebook page in search of a motive

WATCH | Here's how it looked from the air.

Here's the school's initial tweet.

Students were told to shelter in place.

The shelter-in-place mandate lifted around 11:30 a.m. EST.

Here's a CNN interview with a student.

Gov. John Kasich encouraged students and faculty to stay safe.

So did LeBron James.

Students used chairs to barricade themselves inside classrooms.

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