Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 411
Incident Date: 8/29/2005
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Sentenced to death
Police Officer Daniel Golden was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance call at a restaurant on Jordan Lane.
The officer was shot in the head when he arrived at the scene. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital where he died a short time later.
One suspect, who was an illegal alien, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with capital murder. He was subsequently sentenced to death.
Officer Golden had served with the Huntsville Police Department for three years, and was assigned to the West Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two children.