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Texas college student charged in officer’s death

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/10/17, 10:51 am

A 19-year-old student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a police officer Monday evening. According to a Texas Tech University statement, campus police found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the student’s room and took him to the police station. The suspect, Hollis Daniels, is accused of pulling a gun—it’s unclear if it was his own or an officer’s—and shooting the officer before fleeing on foot. Police apprehended him later in a parking lot near the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum.

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Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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