Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Sentenced to life
Deputy Marshal Gomez-Lopez and Deputy Marshal Victor Andorno-Torres were shot and killed when they interrupted a robbery in progress at a local restaurant. The two officers were serving summonses and had stopped at the restaurant to ask for directions to a particular location.
The marshals were serving summonses and had stopped at the restaurant to ask for directions to the location indicated on the summonses. The suspects disarmed both marshals and then fatally shot them.
The suspects were apprehended and convicted of two counts of first degree murder. They were sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Deputy Marshal Gomez-Lopez had served with the agency for 8 years.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Marshal II Victor M. Andorno-Torres