USA: Texas Tech officer shot to death

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Take shelter." Then at 7:51 p.m., it tweeted: "The current situation is ongoing.

At the time, police had been performing a student wellness check when they discovered drugs and drug paraphernalia inside Hollis A. Daniels' room, according to Lubbock police. He then pulled out a gun and shot one of the officers in the head, Cook said.

The suspect is still on the run. Update: Texas Tech has issued an ALL-CLEAR and is no longer on lockdown. He was found near the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum. It said that he was the co-manager at The Palace Theatre and "Studies Communication Arts - Radio, TV, Mass Media Studies at Texas Tech University". Lockdown has been lifted on campus.

This is TTU. A shooting has been reported at the Texas Tech Police Department. It is unclear if he had the gun or if he got it at the station. They have also reportedly entered Talkington Residence Hall in pursuit of the suspect. We are grateful for the swift action by law enforcement to take the suspect into custody. He was located near Jones AT&T Stadium. "You hear about shootings on campus, but you don't fully understand until it happens on your campus". He kept looking back at my truck. Within a few minutes, officers arrived at his location to ask him some questions.

According to the The Daily Toreador, the shooter is in custody.

In a statement, the school said police made a student welfare check.

"Thoughts and prayers with Texas Tech Police Department".

Authorities say a Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who was booking him on a drug possession charge.

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