Suspect arrested following active shooter situation at Ohio high school – police
"SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries. Excellent job by our officers!" Columbus Police wrote on Twitter.
Police were called to the scene at around 8:30 local time on Friday, WCMH-TV reported.
Columbus Police announced the incident on Twitter, urging people to avoid the area.
ACTIVE SHOOTER AT SCHOOL:An active shooter has been reported at Scioto High School@S. High St. Please stay out of the area.#CPD— Columbus Ohio Police (@ColumbusPolice) September 8, 2017
Authorities say the school was placed on lockdown and officers were searching the building.
There have been no reports of injuries or deaths related to the incident.
Students and staff are safe, administrators said, urging parents not to come to the school.
NEWS: Students and staff safe following incident this morning at Cols Scioto 6-12. Parents should not come to school. More details coming.— ColumbusCitySchools (@ColsCitySchools) September 8, 2017
Dublin is a suburb of Columbus, the capital of Ohio. The community of approximately 43,000 residents is located in the northwest corner of Franklin County.
Just before 11 am local time, the city school administration announced that students from Scioto were transported to another school, where they can be picked up by the parents.
UPDATE: Cols Scioto 6-12 students safely transported to Linmoor Ed Ctr at 2001 Hamilton Ave. Families can pick up students there with ID.— ColumbusCitySchools (@ColsCitySchools) September 8, 2017