Man Stabs 4 At Ohio Downtown Office Building

Source: AP / USA Today

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A man stabbed four people in an attack that began Wednesday afternoon near a technical school housed in a downtown office building and was shot by a police officer as he left the building, authorities said.

Columbus police spokesman Sgt. Rich Weiner says the suspect confronted one victim inside the building near Miami-Jacobs Career College. He said other people inside intervened and took away one knife the suspect was using.

Weiner says those who intervened didn’t realize suspect had a second knife.

Three male victims are in critical condition, while a fourth man has minor injuries. The suspect is in critical condition. His name hasn’t been released.

Chuck Vella, a spokesman for the college, said it’s not known yet whether any of the victims were students or staff members at the privately run college, which has five other locations around Ohio.

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