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Border Patrol Agent David Gomez | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent

David Gomez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 20 years

Badge # E-121

Cause: Heart attack

Location: Texas

Incident Date: 11/15/2016

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Border Patrol Agent David Gomez suffered a fatal heart attack while on bike patrol in El Paso, Texas.

He and several other agents were riding on McKelligan Canyon Road when Agent Gomez suffered the heart attack and fell from his bike. The other agents immediately began CPR and continued lifesaving efforts until medics arrived. He was transported to a local hospital where he was kept on life support until passing away the following day.

Agent Gomez had served with the United States Border Patrol for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two brothers.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Border Patrol Mark Morgan
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Room 6.5E
Washington, DC 20229

Phone: (202) 344-1770

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God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow agents. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police
December 8, 2016

 

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