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Greg Abbott Says Campus Carry Could Have Prevented Ohio State Attack

Nov 29, 2016
Darren Abate / Texas Tribune

Gov. Greg Abbott, commenting on the knife attack at Ohio State University that left 11 people injured, said Tuesday that someone would "think twice" about carrying out such an attack in Texas due to its campus carry law.

At an off-campus coffee shop Monday, Ohio State University senior Mohamed Farah catches up on his homework.

"I didn't get a lot of work done today just because there's a lot going on," he says. "I tried to stay away from the news, but I kept going back to it."

Farah first learned of an attack on campus when security sent a text to the entire university: "Active shooter on campus: Run Hide Fight."

Courtesy of Kevin Stankiewicz for The Lantern via Reuters

Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali-born Ohio State University student who was killed Monday after he plowed his car into pedestrians and stabbed people, reportedly spent time in Dallas in 2014 as part of a refugee resettlement program.