Texas Tech University officer shot and killed, suspect on the run

TTPD headquarters as of 8:30 p.m

TTPD headquarters as of 8:30 p.m

He reportedly fled in a vehicle.Texas Tech University is now on lockdown as an active shooter is reportedly on the loose.

A Texas Tech University police officer was shot and killed Monday evening by a suspect brought to the police station for a standard debriefing, police said.

According to a Texas Tech social media post shortly before 8 p.m., the shooting occurred at the Texas Tech Police Department. Take shelter." Then at 6:51, it tweeted: "The current situation is ongoing.

University police requested that students and faculty shelter in place.

The suspect fled on foot and has not been found.

The shooter is described as 6ft tall, 10stone with red hair, blue eyes and wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans, according to reports.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as more information is available.

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