Texas Tech University
Shooter Reportedly At Large
10/9/2017 6:46 PM PDT
6:54 PM PT — A campus police officer has reportedly been shot and killed, according to a local NBC affiliate. A SWAT team is currently looking for the shooter, who is described as 6 feet tall, 140 lbs with red hair and blue eyes wearing a white T and blue jeans. He reportedly fled in a vehicle.Texas Tech University is currently on lockdown as an active shooter is reportedly on the loose.
We’re getting reports of an active shooter at the @TexasTech police station @KAMCNews pic.twitter.com/rlUl7qoM8G
— Elizabeth Lane (@elizabethlanetv) October 10, 2017
The university’s Twitter account tweeted a warning to students and faculty late Monday saying there was a shooting at the TTU Police Department, and that the shooter was at large. They also told people on campus to take shelter.
A shooting has been reported at TTU Police Department. Shooter is at large. The campus is on lockdown. Take shelter. https://t.co/jOFvYnGgL6
— Texas Tech (@TexasTech) October 10, 2017
The reported shooting comes on the heels of the Vegas massacre, where shooter Stephen Paddock gunned down more than 50 people and left hundreds more injured.
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