Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Committed suicide in prison
Officer Porfirio Soto was shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant.
The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He hanged himself in prison on April 13, 1997.
Officer Soto had been employed with the Tampa Police Department for 18 months and is survived by his wife and son.