Community host vigil for Texas Tech officer

LUBBOCK, TX (WILX) -- A community comes together to mourn the loss of a campus police officer who was shot and killed.

The Texas Tech football stadium was lit up in blue last night to honor Floyd East Jr.

The Texas Tech officer was killed by a student Monday night.

The university also held a memorial for the fallen officer.

Students, faculty, and staff gathered at the Texas Tech Memorial Circle. to lay flowers, lights, candles, and pray.

The officer has left behind a wife and two daughters.

The suspected shooter is in custody and faces capital murder charges.