Teen Charged With Firing Shots at Ohio School, No One Hurt

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By NTD Newsroom
September 8, 2017US News
Teen Charged With Firing Shots at Ohio School, No One Hurt

CLEVELAND—Shots were fired on Friday at a Columbus, Ohio, school, prompting a brief lockdown before an 18-year-old student was calmed down by a staff member and arrested by police without injuring anyone, police said.

Adan Abdullahi was taken into custody and charged with improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone, a second degree felony, the Columbus Division of Police said in a statement. Other charges could be forthcoming, it added.

Columbus police Chief Kim Jacobs said in the statement that officers had done a superb job of rapidly responding and securing the scene, “as well as getting students out of harm’s way and the suspect quickly into custody.”

A gun was recovered at the scene, police said, and the investigation was continuing.

The school teaches grades six through twelve.


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