Texas Shooting: Suspect Arrested
In Texas Tech University shooting incident, the suspect has now been apprehended and the lockdown lifted but students are still advised to avoid the north side of the campus and the police headquarters.
A student shot a police officer to death at Texas Tech University in Lubbock on Monday (October 9)
Texas Tech police went to check on the welfare of the student earlier on Monday and, after discovering drugs, the officers took the person to the school’s police station, university spokesman Chris Cook said in an email. .
The student pulled out a gun at the station and shot an officer in the head and then fled on foot, Cook said. The officer died.
A special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team was sent to look for the suspect after the shooting
He confirmed that one person was shot at the school’s police division in Lubbock, a community of more than 240,000 people more than 300 miles west of Dallas.