Ohio State University attacker identity revealed

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Ohio State University attacker identity revealed

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

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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 Ohio State, a Somali refugee who was a legal permanent resident of the United States.

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