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