Texas Tech Campus on Lockdown After Officer Fatally Shot; Suspect on the Run (UPDATED)

Texas Tech University is on lockdown tonight after a police officer was gunned down at the school campus police headquarters.

Early reports indicate that the shooting happened after cops found drugs and illicit material inside a student’s dorm room during a welfare investigation. As the student was being booked, he pulled out a gun, shot an officer in the head and fled on foot.

The university sent out a lockdown alert, stating that the shooter is still at large and students should shelter in place.

This article shall be update with new details as they come in.

UPDATE – 10:40 p.m. EST: The Lubbock Police Department announced that the suspect has been apprehended.

The school also announced that the lockdown is now being lifted.

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