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Suspect in transit officer shooting, Daon Glasgow, known to change appearance, say RCMP

Police release eight different mugshots of suspect in transit cop shooting
WATCH: Police release eight different mugshots of suspect in transit cop shooting

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the fact that Surrey RCMP did not directly call Daon Glasgow a “master of disguise” but rather someone who is known for changing his appearance frequently.

New photos released of Vancouver transit shooting suspect Daon Gordon Glasgow show how much Glasgow has altered his appearance in the past, says Surrey RCMP.

The photos span 20 years.

Glasgow, 35, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.

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Investigators say he has a history of violence and is known to police. On Friday, investigators said Glasgow is a fugitive, a convicted killer and someone who’s known to change his appearance.

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Glasgow was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2011 to manslaughter for fatally shooting a man inside a McDonald’s restaurant at Scott Road and 110 Avenue in 2010.

Surrey RCMP have released photos of suspect Daon Glasgow that span 20 years as they want to show how much he has altered his appearance.
Surrey RCMP have released photos of suspect Daon Glasgow that span 20 years as they want to show how much he has altered his appearance. Surrey RCMP

WATCH: RCMP still seeking suspect in Scott Road SkyTrain station shooting

RCMP still seeking suspect in Scott Road SkyTrain station shooting
RCMP still seeking suspect in Scott Road SkyTrain station shooting

He is now a suspect in Wednesday’s shooting of a Metro Vancouver Transit Police officer at the Scott Road SkyTrain Station.

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Glasgow’s record also has entries for drug trafficking and theft.

WATCH: RCMP say officers engaged with suspect in SkyTrain shooting and were met by gunfire

RCMP say officers engaged with suspect in SkyTrain shooting and were met by gunfire
RCMP say officers engaged with suspect in SkyTrain shooting and were met by gunfire

Glasgow is described as a dark-skinned man who stands five feet five inches tall, weighs 170 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

At the time of the incident, police say he was seen to have black stubble and a moustache.

Glasgow was originally seen wearing a blue hoodie and white Nike running shoes right after the incident.  Investigators now believe that Glasgow was wearing a white hoodie with a black design shortly after being seen in the blue hoodie.

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Glasgow is believed to be armed and anyone who sees him should not approach him but should call 911.

Surrey investigators say they believe Glasgow may try to leave the province and they have notified other jurisdictions and asked them to be on the lookout for Glasgow.

Investigators are also asking for help from anyone who may have dashcam footage around the Scott Road SkyTrain station on Jan. 30 between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Surrey RCMP says it will also be concluding their searches of the Bridgeview area later Friday and say the overt visibility of officers will be decreased.

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However, the RCMP Command Post will remain in the Scott Road SkyTrain station parking lot to allow people with information about the incident the opportunity to speak with investigators.

The transit officer who was shot near the Scott Road SkyTrain station was released from hospital on Wednesday evening.

Const. Josh Harms, 27, a three-year member of the force, was shot around 4 p.m. and taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

“Our chief has spoken with Const. Harms. I understand he’s been in good spirits, even cracked a joke so now it’s follow-up.” said Staff Sgt. Clint Hampton with Metro Vancouver Transit Police. “It’s going to be a matter of meeting with doctors, determining treatment and determining what the next path will be.”

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“He is what you would call an exemplary officer, and I truly mean that,” Hampton said. “I think if you spoke with any one of our officers that worked with Josh or supervised Josh, he’s classified as a great police officer.”

Dozens of police officers descended on the Scott Road SkyTrain Station Wednesday, where a Transit Police officer was shot.
Dozens of police officers descended on the Scott Road SkyTrain Station Wednesday, where a Transit Police officer was shot. Kurtis Kreklau
Dozens of police officers descended on the Scott Road SkyTrain Station Wednesday, where a Transit Police officer was shot.
Dozens of police officers descended on the Scott Road SkyTrain Station Wednesday, where a Transit Police officer was shot. Global News
There was a heavy police presence around the Scott Road SkyTrain station on Wednesday afternoon.
There was a heavy police presence around the Scott Road SkyTrain station on Wednesday afternoon. @Karebearchang / Twitter
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Police have also established a tip line at 604-502-6284. Anyone can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

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Crime Stoppers is now offering a cash reward for information leading to Glasgow’s arrest.