Texas Tech University
Shooter Arrested After Killing Campus Officer
10/9/2017 6:46 PM PDT
8:15 PM PT — Police found the shooter still on campus and took him alive. According to campus police the incident began with a welfare check on a student. Officers say they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, and took the student, Hollis Daniels, into custody.
While he was at the police station, cops say Daniels pulled a gun and shot and killed an officer. It’s unclear if the gun was his or belonged to an officer.
6:54 PM PT — A campus police officer has been shot and killed. A SWAT team is currently looking for the shooter, who is described as 6 feet tall, 140 lbs with red hair and blue eyes wearing a white T and blue jeans. He reportedly fled in a vehicle.Texas Tech University is currently on lockdown as an active shooter is reportedly on the loose.
— Elizabeth Lane (@elizabethlanetv) October 10, 2017
The university’s Twitter account tweeted a warning to students and faculty late Monday saying there was a shooting at the TTU Police Department, and that the shooter was at large. They also told people on campus to take shelter.
A shooting has been reported at TTU Police Department. Shooter is at large. The campus is on lockdown. Take shelter. https://t.co/jOFvYnGgL6
— Texas Tech (@TexasTech) October 10, 2017
The reported shooting comes on the heels of the Vegas massacre, where shooter Stephen Paddock gunned down more than 50 people and left hundreds more injured.
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