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Agent Victor Manuel Soto-Velez | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent

Victor Manuel Soto-Velez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 27163

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: At large

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Agent Victor Soto-Velez was shot and killed from ambush along PR-491, in Camuy, while driving to his home while off duty at approximately 10:15 pm.

Occupants of another vehicle intercepted him and opened fire at his car, firing at least 15 rounds into his vehicle before fleeing. Despite being severely wounded, Agent Solo-Velez was able to provide a description of the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect vehicle was found fully engulfed in flames a short time later and the suspects remain at large.

It is believed that Agent Soto-Velez was specifically targeted due to his work as a narcotics agent.

Agent Soto-Velez had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Hatillo District. He is survived by two children.

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We grow up together, work together is hard to think in what happens you always going to be in my memories my friend, i cant stop thinking on you, love u,

Agent Narcotics Jonathan Serrano
Puerto Rico Police Dept
May 23, 2015

 

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