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Texas Tech Student Held In Shooting Death Of Campus Police Officer

Texas Tech officials contend Hollis Daniels, 19, is in custody, suspected of murdering a university officer Monday night during campus military headquarters.

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Texas Tech officials contend Hollis Daniels, 19, is in custody, suspected of murdering a university officer Monday night during campus military headquarters.

Texas Tech around AP

Police apprehended a tyro indicted of fatally sharpened a Texas Tech University military officer during a campus military hire Monday night.

University officials released an warning observant a think was taken into control and that a campus lockdown sequence had been lifted.

The occurrence began progressing in a day as Carlos Morales of West Texas Public Radio reported for a Newscast unit:

“University officials contend Texas Tech military done a gratification check on 19-year-old Hollis Daniels progressing in a day, when they detected justification of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

“Daniels was brought in for a debriefing when he allegedly pulled out a gun and shot and killed an officer.

“Daniels afterwards fled on foot, call a university far-reaching lockdown, durability scarcely an hour.”

Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec released a matter charity condolences:

“The family of a officer is in a thoughts and prayers of a Texas Tech community.

“I wish to demonstrate my low appreciation to a Texas Tech Police Department, Lubbock Police Department, Lubbock Sheriff’s Office, and other state and sovereign law coercion officials for their response.”

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott also released a matter on a shooting:

“First and foremost, a hearts go out to a family of a military officer killed during Texas Tech University. we have oral to Chancellor Robert Duncan to offer my condolences, and we have mobilized a Texas Department of Public Safety to offer any assistance to a Lubbock Police Department. As a Texas Tech campus deals with this distressing tragedy, Cecilia and we urge for a continued reserve of a students and a whole community.”

The University says classes will resume as scheduled today.