Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Patrolman Fulgencio Velasco was shot and killed when he and his partner responded to a disturbance at a small restaurant.
As the officers entered the establishment through the back door they were immediately met with gunfire and Patrolman Velasco was shot several times. Despite his wounds he was able to return fire and kill the suspect. A second suspect was shot and wounded by Patrolman Velasco's partner when he tried to retrieve the dead suspect's weapon.
Patrolman Velasco was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.