Tech Shooting Updates, ‘bump Stock' Lawsuit, Inmates Harvey Donation: Your Tuesday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Texas Tech police were warned that student accused of killing officer may have weaponWhile law enforcement searched for the suspect who fatally shot a Texas Tech police officer, the school's counseling center told campus police that the student's family was concerned he may have a weapon and spoken of suicide, university police Chief Kyle Bonath said.University police conducted a welfare check Monday night on Hollis Alvin Daniels III. They found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia and took him to the police station on a drug charge.According to an arrest-warrant affidavit, Daniels — who was not wearing handcuffs — was standing near an officer in the department's briefing room while he completed paperwork for Daniels' arrest. Another officer left the room and heard a bang. When he came back in, he saw the officer — identified Tuesday as Floyd East Jr. — fatally shot in the head. Daniels and the officer's body camera were gone.Daniels was captured near the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium, Lubbock police said. Police found a loaded .45-caliber pistol and a police body camera nearby.During an interview later, Daniels said he messed up and did "something illogical," according to the affidavit.This story is developing. For the latest updates, visit carry tracker: Where licensed Texans can carry concealed handguns at state universities.Apology: The Texas Democratic Party has apologized for linking the fatal shooting of a campus police officer on Monday to the state's new law allowing concealed carry at colleges and universities.  Continue reading...

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