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Shooter Opens Fire on Texas Tech Campus, at Least One Dead

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There was a worrisome situation unfolding on the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock, Texas on Tuesday evening.

An active shooter was reported and at least one officer is already dead.

The following was sent through the school’s emergency alert:

This is TTU. A shooting has been reported at the Texas Tech Police Department. At this time, the shooter is still at large. The campus is on lockdown. Take shelter in a safe location. Additional information to come. For more information go to emergency.ttu.edu.  

And the school followed that with this Tweet:

KCBD 11 had this to report from the school:

Texas Tech officials tell us they brought a student in for a welfare check, once at the PD building, the student pulled a gun and shot the officer, killing him. Then the student fled.

Police are searching for the student, 19-year-old freshman Hollis A. Daniels…

Early reports say the shooting suspect is 6 feet tall, 140 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. Police say he is driving a silver 2001 BMW SUV. 

The suspect has been apprehended.

Governor Abbott chimed in:

Article posted with permission from Constitution.com. Article by Onan Coca.

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