Coroner: OSU attacker died of gunshot wounds to head and chest

Abdul Artan (CREDIT: The Lantern)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz has released a preliminary autopsy for Ohio State stabbing suspect Abdul Artan. 

Artan’s preliminary cause of death is gunshot wounds to the head and chest, Ortiz’s office said.

OSU officials say Officer Alan Horujko shot and killed Artan Monday morning on the Ohio State campus, ending the attack. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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