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Texas Uni Shooting: Policeman Shot, Gunman Held

A shooting has been reported at Texas Tech University Police Department.

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 A shooting has been reported at Texas Tech University Police Department.
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The Texas Tech University was put under lockdown on 10 October following reports of a shootout in the campus premises. According to reports, a police officer was fatally shot during the attack. The gunman was later apprehended and the lockdown was lifted.

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8:42 AM , 10 Oct

Suspect Identified

A university statement identified the suspect as 19-year-old Hollis Daniels, Associated Press reported.

University spokesman Chris Cook says campus police made a student welfare check Monday evening and found upon entering the room evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Cook says officers brought the suspect to the campus police station for standard debriefing.

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8:42 AM , 10 Oct

Campus Lockdown Lifted

The lockdown on the Texas Tech campus has been lifted after the suspect was apprehended.

The suspect is currently in custody, the Lubbock Police department tweeted.

8:42 AM , 10 Oct

Gunman Held

The gunman has been apprehended, reported ANI. Officers tracked him down near the university's football stadium.

Police Officers brought the suspect to station for debriefing earlier in the day. But the suspect shot an officer, fled on foot.

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8:42 AM , 10 Oct

Suspect at Large

In a statement on the official website, the varsity said: Following a student welfare check, Texas Tech Police Officers brought a suspect to the police station for standard debriefing. During this time, the suspect pulled a gun and shot an officer. The suspect fled on foot and is currently still at-large. Police Officers brought the suspect to station for debriefing earlier in the day. But the suspect shot an officer and fled on foot.


Published: 10 Oct 2017, 7:33 AM IST
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