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Ohio State Victim Says Attacker Vowed to Kill Her

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    Students at Ohio State University are returning to class, still shaken by a Monday attack that left eleven people wounded and a suspect dead. Callers to 911 describe the frightening moments after Abdul Razaq Ali Artan drove through a crowd, then began slashing at victims with a butcher knife. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016)

    Kerri Strausbaugh, a victim Monday's bloody attack at Ohio State University, was on her way to class that morning when she was suddenly surrounded by people screaming and running for their lives, NBC News reported.

    After turning around to see what was happening, she says she locked eyes with Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the 18-year-old student who attacked several students on the OSU campus. Strausbagh said he told her, "I’m going to kill you," before slashing at her left arm and slicing through her skin.

    OSU Victim Praise Police Action Taken During Attack

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    Professor William Clark, one of the victims hit by Abdul Razak Ali Artan's car, praised OSU Officer Alan Horujko's swift actions taken during Artan's attack at the Ohio State University campus on Nov. 28, 2016. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016)

    She ran away from the attacker, finding safety in a nearby locked computer lab. Once inside, someone used a scarf to create a tourniquet for Strausbaugh’s bloody arm, which needed 12 stitches.