Breaking: SUSPECT STILL AT LARGE in Assassination of Texas Sheriff’s Deputy (Video)
UPDATE: (1:20 CT) The suspect is still at large.
The Harris County police officers just held a press conference.
Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth was shot dead execution style around 8:30 last night.
The suspect continued to fire at the deputy until he died in the parking lot.
The suspect was driving a red Ford pickup with an extended cab.
The man was arrested today.
The man suspected of a killing a Texas county sheriff’s deputy has reportedly been arrested at the end of a successful SWAT scene.
Fox affiliate KRIV reports Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies captured the suspect in the murder of Deputy Darren Goforth early Saturday. The man was taken into custody at Pine Falls and Sunny Ridge in northwest Harris County, according to the station.
The suspect’s mother assisted law enforcement officers in the capture of her son, KRIV reports.
Goforth, 47, was pumping gas into his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station when a man approached him from behind and fired multiple shots, Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Ryan Sullivan told The Associated Press.