Texas Tech University officer shot and killed, suspect on the run

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(LUBBOCK, Texas) — A suspect is on the run after shooting and killing a Texas Tech University officer.

“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,” a school spokesperson said in a statement.

“During this time, the suspect pulled a gun and shot an officer in the head. The officer is deceased,” the statement continued.

The school is on lockdown while police search for the gunman.

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