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OSU police lift shelter alert

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

The Ohio State University Department of Public Safety tweeted that it has ended an earlier advisory for staff and students to take shelter due to an active shooter.

The shelter in place has been lifted, scene is now secure, and law enforcement will continue to have a visible presence on campus, according to the tweet.

All academic classes on the Columbus campus have been cancelled for the remainder of Monday, November 28, 2016.

The Campus remains open but the following buildings will be closed until further notice.

Faculty and staff in these buildings only can go home:

Building Closures:
CBEC
Nineteenth Ave, 140 W (Old Koffolt)
MacQuigg
Watts
Fontana
Smith
McPherson
Celeste
Newman Wolfrom Lab
Evans
Arps Garage ( can leave via 18th Ave. exit, but cannot enter).
Arps Hall
Ramseyer
East Regional Chilled Water

All CABS service, except the MC Express, is suspended. Service will be provided between RPAC and Buckeye Village.

11:10am:
Buckeye alert: Continue to shelter in place, avoid area of college: emergency.osu.edu(link is external).

10:02 a.m.
Buckeye Alert: Continue to shelter in place. Avoid area of College. More information to follow.

9:56 a.m.
Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.

9:55 a.m.
Buckeye Alert! Emergency on Columbus campus: More info soon. Shelter in place / be observant / take action as needed. Public Safety responding.

Emergency related information will be posted on this page and can also be found on Twitter via  @OSU_EMFP(link is external).

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