Suspect in custody after Texas Tech University police officer shot, killed

LUBBOCK, Texas (WFLA) – The lockdown at Texas Tech University has been lifted after a shooting at the campus police department that killed an officer.

The school tweeted about the lockdown Monday night.

According to NBC affiliate KCBD, Lubbock police confirmed that a TTU police officer has been shot and killed.

Officials told KCBD they brought a student in for a welfare check at the police building. The student allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the officer.

The student fled the scene, but was apprehended.


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