PHOTO: Suspect sought in death of MTA train operator in Harlem subway fire

Kimberly Dole
April 30, 2020 - 1:03 pm
NYPD Subway fire



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police on Thursday released an image of the man wanted in connection to the homicide of an MTA train operator in Harlem.

On March 27, at approximately 3:14 a.m., FDNY personnel responded to a fire inside the West 110 Street and Lenox Avenue subway station.

Upon the extinguishment of the fire, officers observed three men and one woman suffering from smoke inhalation.

EMS transported them to Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Saint Luke's Hospital in stable condition.

Additionally, another man was discovered on the roadbed, and taken by EMS, to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

That victim was later identified as 36-year-old Garrett Goble, a subway train operator from Brooklyn.

Goble's death was deemed a homicide and an investigation remains ongoing.

Police say the suspect was seen exiting the  West 110 Street and Lenox Avenue Subway station shortly after the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).