Texas Tech Police Officer Shot and Killed; Suspect in Custody
At campus police headquarters, the student pulled out a gun and shot an officer in the head, killing him, according to the statement from university spokesman Chris Cook.
A campus police officer was shot and killed Monday at Texas Tech, prompting a lockdown that ended with the suspect's arrest later in the evening.
A call for a student "welfare check" brought campus officers to a room where they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, leading the officers to bring the student to the station, a spokesman for the school said in a statement.
At campus police headquarters, the student pulled out a gun and shot an officer in the head, killing him, according to the statement from university spokesman Chris Cook. The victim has not been identified.
The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Hollis Daniels, Cook said.
The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. CT (9 p.m. ET) Monday, according to BC affiliate KCBD in Lubbock, Texas.
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