Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Fled the scene
Officer Jose Torres-Rodriquez was shot and killed when he attempted to intervene in a domestic disturbance while off duty.
He and his cousin were eating dinner at a restaurant when another couple began arguing. Officer Torres-Rodriquez identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the male suspect when the suspect opened fire, killing both Officer Torres-Rodriquez and his cousin. The male and female fled the scene.
Officer Torres-Rodriquez had been employed with the Puerto Rico Police Department for nine years.