UPDATE: Texas Tech police officer shot and killed, gunman in custody
Updated: 7:36pm (PST)
A Texas Tech University officer was shot in the head and killed at Texas Tech police headquarters in Lubbock, Texas, police have confirmed.
"A shooting has been reported at the Texas Tech Police Department. At this time, the shooter is still at large. The campus is on lockdown. Take shelter in a safe location," Texas Tech University said in its initial emergency notice.
The shooting happened at around 8pm Central time on Monday night. The Texas Tech campus as well as its neighboring University Medical Center are on lockdown.
A SWAT team has responded to support clearing buildings.
Texas Tech Police were searching for Texas Tech freshman student Hollis A. Daniels, 19, in connection with the shooting.
A suspect was reported to be driving a silver 2001 BMW SUV.
Earlier in the day, officers performed a welfare check on a student and found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia, a police spokesman said Monday night. Officers then brought the student to the police station for a standard debriefing. At this time, the suspect pulled out his gun and shot the officer in the head. The suspect then fled on foot.
By 9:20pm local time, the TTU campus was still in lockdown, and the suspect was still at-large.
By 9:30pm local time, it was reported that a suspected gunman was in custody.
The suspect has been arrested, and is currently in custody at Jones AT&T stadium on the Texas Tech campus, according to police officials, WTVM reported.