Police arrest student for killing of Texas Tech officer

Police arrested a Texas Tech University freshman on Monday for the fatal shooting of a campus police officer. The suspect, Hollis A. Daniels, 19, had been brought to the police station for questioning after officers conducted a so-called student welfare check on his dorm room, and found evidence of drugs, and drug paraphernalia. At the station, Daniels allegedly pulled a gun and fatally shot an officer in the head, then fled on foot. A Texas Tech police officer later tackled Daniels near the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum. The officer, assisted by Lubbock police, took Daniels into custody. The campus was placed on lockdown while Daniels was at large, but the alert was lifted after his arrest.

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