Texas Tech University shooting: Police officer shot dead, gunman in custody

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 October 2017, 11:50 AM
Texas Tech University shooting - Representative image
Texas Tech University shooting - Representative image

The gunman who killed a Texas Tech University police officer has now been taken in custody, said the Lubbock Police Department. As a result, the lockdown has been lifted from the campus at Lubbock. 


Daniels is a 19-year-old freshman from Seguin, near San Antonio

# The suspect, identified as Hollis A. Daniels, was tackled by a pursuing campus officer and was arrested near Jones AT&T Stadium

# Gunman who shot police officer is now in custody. Lockdown has been lifted from campus.

A police officer has been shot dead by a student. SWAT team is on the lookout for the shooter.

Texas Tech University locked down as shooting takes place in campus.

Students have been advised to take shelter. Reports claim that the shooter is nearly 6 feet tall, with red hair and blue eyes. Further, it has been reported that he is wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Campus police were making a student welfare check when they entered the suspect's room and found drugs and drug paraphernalia, as per reports. The suspect, who was brought to the police headquarters for questioning, pulled out a gun and shot the officer in the head.

First Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 07:23 AM
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