Disturbing emoji style graffiti showing police at gunpoint popping up around Houston

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HOUSTON, TX - Just days after the brutal execution-syle ambush and shooting of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth, this horrifying emoji-like graffiti has been popping up all over Houston, showing a gun pointed at a frowning police officer. HPD Union President Ray Hunt says, "We think it's extremely ruthless for someone to be posting something like this before this deputy is even laid to rest. I'd be just devastated if either one of his kids where to see that."

Some creep is painting a pretty grim picture of our city and it's got folks fuming! The sick stencil was found under a train overpass on Yale Street in Washington Heights. Another one was found on the other side of the street. Further east, a Panda Express restaurant sign was also tagged with the troubling image, only to be painted over by management.

No one knows how many of these frightening images exist but one things for sure, local law enforcement is on the lookout for this vicious vandal. Hunt says, "It is a violation of the law. It's criminal mischief. And I'll tell you, I'll be asking our broad of directors tomorrow to be putting out a reward of the person who's doing this, so we can get those persons into custody."

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but we're hoping for just one word when it comes to the punk responsible for the paintings: "arrested"!