Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 16 years
Badge # 5653
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Officer Henry Canales was shot and killed while conducting an undercover investigation into the sale of stolen televisions.
He and another officer were meeting with a group of suspects in a drug store parking lot. As money was exchanged one of the suspects opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Canales. Another officer returned fire, killing the suspect. The three other suspects fled but were apprehended a short time later.
Officer Canales had served with the Houston Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by a wife, son and daughter.