Ohio State University suspect details

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 28: Police keep the roads closed around Watts Hall following an attack on the campus of the Ohio State University on November 28, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. At least nine people were injured when a suspect reportedly drove into a crowd of pedestrians and slashed several people with a knife before being fatally shot by university police. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 28: Police keep the roads closed around Watts Hall following an attack on the campus of the Ohio State University on November 28, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. At least nine people were injured when a suspect reportedly drove into a crowd of pedestrians and slashed several people with a knife before being fatally shot by university police. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

[Update: 4:18 p.m.]

Ohio State University officials lauded the efforts of Officer Alan Horujko, 28, in stopping Monday’s attacker before he could injure more people.

[Update: 4:08 p.m.]

Today’s attacker at the Ohio State University has been identified as a student at the school.

[Update: 2:47 p.m.]

The suspect in Monday’s Ohio State University attack was an 18-year-old of Somali descent, a federal law enforcement official said.

Investigators have identified the suspect, who lived in the area, but have not publicized his name, the official said. The car used in the attack was registered to a family member.

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive.