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CHICAGO – At least seven people were injured at Ohio State University, CNN reported, after school officials reported an active shooter on campus on Monday.

The seven injured were transported to the hospital, according to CNN. The suspected shooter was shot, local television station WBNS reported, citing law enforcement sources.

According to CNN, the suspect is dead, and authorities on the ground believe the threat is contained, said a law enforcement official briefed on the latest information.

The eight people hospitalised have non-life-threatening injuries, according to officials at three local hospitals.

OSU Emergency Management lifted a shelter-in-place order late Monday morning.

Columbus police said on Twitter they were assisting university law enforcement. Representatives for the university did not immediately return calls.