This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, August 31, 2015:
Following his investigation of a routine automobile accident Friday night, Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth (shown) pulled his police cruiser into a Chevron station on the outskirts of Houston, Texas, and began filling it up. Shannon Miles, a black man with a long criminal record, approached Goforth from behind and shot him in the head. Goforth pitched forward onto the pavement and Miles straddled his body, pumping three more bullets into his back.
Goforth died at the scene. Miles was tracked down by authorities and arrested and charged with capital murder early Saturday morning.
Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman called it an ambush. When asked about a possible motive, Hickman said only that