Student Arrested After Texas University Shooting

Police officer killed

Student Arrested After Texas University Shooting @cnni

A student at Texas Tech university has been arrested following a shooting on campus.

The school has issued the following statement:


Earlier this evening, Texas Tech Police made a student welfare check. Upon entering the room, officers found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Officers brought the suspect to the police station for standard debriefing. During this time, the suspect pulled a gun and shot an officer in the head. The officer is deceased.

The suspect fled on foot and is currently still at-large. Texas Tech University campus is on lockdown. We will update as more information becomes available.


Since this statement was issued, the university has tweeted an all-clear message, advising that the suspect has been apprehended.