Tuesday, November 29, 2016

What's known about the OSU attack suspect Abdul Razak Ali Artan

At CBS NEWS --  

A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer.

Eleven people were hurt, one critically. Wounded include faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and staff, OSU said in a statement posted to its website.

Police said they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.

The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan. He was born in Somalia and was a legal permanent U.S. resident, according to a U.S. official who wasn’t authorized to discuss the case and spoke on condition of anonymity. The FBI joined the investigation.

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