Family of Suspect Releases Statement About Shooting of Officer on Texas Tech Campus

The statement came through a Lubbock attorney.

LUBBOCK, TX - The family of Hollis Alvin Daniels, 19, made a public statement Monday through attorney Chuck Lanehart.  Daniels was arrested on October 9 and charged for the murder of Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East, Jr., 48.  

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The Hollis Daniels family wishes to express its deepest sorrow, unimaginable grief, and heartfelt sympathy for all those affected by the death of Officer Floyd East, Jr.. Officer East was a dedicated police officer who selflessly served others, and his death is a devastating loss for all. In this time of unimaginable pain, loss, and heartbreak, our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer East's family, friends and colleagues, and every person whose life has been touched by this senseless and unspeakable tragedy.

-Chuck Lanehart, spokesman for Hollis Daniels family


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