A Texas Tech police officer has been shot and killed at Texas Tech Police Headquarters. Officials with the Lubbock Police Department say Texas Tech police made a student welfare check late Monday afternoon. When the officers entered the room of 19-year-old freshman Hollis A. Daniels, officers found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Officers took Daniels to the TTU police station for standard debriefing.
At the TTU police station, Daniels is accused of pulling a gun and fatally shooting an officer. The suspect ran off and a full SWAT call out was made. “During this time, the suspect pulled a gun and mortally shot an officer,” Texas Tech Police Department Chief Kyle Bonath said. “The suspect fled on foot and later apprehended by TTPD near the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum.” Daniels was taken into custody at 9:28 p.m. according to officials with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office. He was found near the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum.
Sources say Daniels’ snatched off the officer’s body camera after the shooting, but the camera was found. Once Daniels was captured Texas Tech Campus lockdown was lifted. Classes will resume normally on Tuesday, Oct. 10.
Video Of Hollis Daniels Capture Below: