>> The car and knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people Monday is being investigated as a possible terror attack. Suspect Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot and killed by a police officer after he drove into a group of people. Then jumped out of the vehicle and stab several of them with a butcher knife at the school's Columbus campus.
>> Our officer was on scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation less than a minute. He engaged the suspect and he eliminated the threat.>> The assailant, an 18 year old immigrant from Somalia and a lawful US resident. US representative Adam Schiff, the ranking democrat on the House Intelligence Committee saying intelligence agencies are assisting in the investigation.
Ohio State student newspapers, The Lantern, on Monday posting an interview with Artan from August that ran as part of its Humans at Ohio State feature. In the interview, Artan, a third year logistics management student, said he had recently transferred to Ohio State from Columbus State University. He talked about being a Muslim and said that his former school had offered more accommodations for prayer.
Of Ohio State he said, quote, this place is huge I don't even know where to pray. If people look at me, a Muslim, praying I don't know what they're going to think. While initially reported as a campus shooting, all of the 11 injured suffered wounds from the knife or the vehicle none of them life threatening.