Tim Kaine And Others Jump The ‘Gun’ On Twitter About OSU Attacker

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Kerry Picket Political Reporter
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Former Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine found himself backpedaling about the attack that happened at Ohio State University Monday morning.

Kaine was not the only person with an outdated tweet about “gun violence” by lunch time. News outlets initially reported the incident as an “active shooter” situation, but the suspect did not shoot anyone. He was, however, fatally shot by a campus police officer.

The attack, allegedly perpetrated by Abdul Razaq Ali Artan, entailed the suspect plowing a car into a group of people on campus and then exiting the vehicle with a butcher knife and attempting to stab individuals outside.

When news first broke of the situation many who are for more gun control on social media called for stricter legislation. However, as the story unfolded some responded that that they were only reacting to the news that was available at the time.

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