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Deputy Marshal II Pascual Gomez-Lopez | Puerto Rico Commonwealth Marshal's Office, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Commonwealth Marshal's Office, Puerto Rico

Deputy Marshal II

Pascual Gomez-Lopez

Puerto Rico Commonwealth Marshal's Office, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Thursday, July 18, 1996

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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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.

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Deputy Marshal II Victor M. Andorno-Torres
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End of Watch: Thursday, July 18, 1996
Cause: Gunfire

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