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Shooting at Texas Tech University police headquarters, cop killed, suspect captured

The campus officials issued an alert saying they've lifted a campus lockdown that was ordered after the shooting.

Reported by: Agencies, Texas [ Updated: October 10, 2017 8:52 IST ]
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Texas Tech University officials said a student sought in the shooting death of a campus police officer at police headquarters has been captured. A university statement identified the suspect as 19-year-old Hollis Daniels.

The campus officials issued an alert saying they've lifted a campus lockdown that was ordered after the shooting.

University spokesman Chris Cook says campus police made a student welfare check on Monday evening and found upon entering the room evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Cook says officers brought the suspect to the campus police station for standard debriefing.

During this time, Cook says the suspect pulled out a gun and shot an officer in the head, killing him.

- With AP inputs

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