Photo of possible suspect wanted in murder of HCSO deputy

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From the Harris County Sheriff's Office

HARRIS COUNTY, TX – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the shooting death of a deputy at the Chevron station located at West Road and Telge Road.

The suspect is described as a dark complexioned male, driving a red extended cab pick-up styled vehicle.

Anyone with information related to the suspect is asked to immediately contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-755-8787.


UPDATE: Deputy Darren Goforth, 47, named as deputy gunned down at a NW Houston gas station Friday evening.

He leaves behind a wife, and two children.

PREVIOUS REPORT: Red/Maroon Ford Ranger is what law enforcement is reporting as being connected to the suspect.

Suspect shot the officer multiple times as he was on the ground.

HCSO is searching for suspect - dark-complected male, 5'10-6 ft. tall, wearing white t-shirt, red shorts.

The deputy was a 10-year veteran, and was on duty at the time of the incident.

Motive unknown.

PREVIOUS REPORT: HCSO Deputy shot at gas station in NW Harris County has died of his injuries.

He was shot once in the head, and 3 times in the back.

Life Flight was originally called to the scene, then called off.

Community Message has been issued by the Harris County Sheriff's Office

Friday August 28, 2015 9:55 PM CDT
HCSO: Media Staging

HARRIS COUNTY, TX – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is currently responding to a scene where a deputy reportedly suffered from a gunshot wound.
A media briefing will be conducted by units on scene.

A Harris County Sheriff's Deputy has been shot on West Road in northwest Harris County.
The call came in at 8:30 pm, near West Road at Telge.
Life Flight is in route to the scene. The deputy's condition is unknown.
This story is developing, and will be updated accordingly.