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Police Officer Santos Silva-Laboy | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Police Officer

Santos Silva-Laboy

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Saturday, July 17, 2004

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed; one arrested

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Officer Santos Silva-Laboy was shot and killed after interrupting an armed robbery.

Officer Silva-Laboy and two officers were patrolling the Puerto Nuevo section of San Juan when they heard gunshots coming from a mini-market. The officer and his partners were exiting their vehicle when two suspects opened fire. Officer Silva- Laboy was struck in the face, and killed.

The officer's partners returned fire, killing one suspect. One of partners was struck in the stomach by gunfire. He was saved by his bullet resistant vest.

A second suspect was later arrested.

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Otro aniversario mas de su partida , seguiremos orando por ti Silva y tu familia

Agte. Armando Maldonado
Policia de Puerto Rico (SAIC)
July 16, 2016

 

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