Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 20 years
Badge # E-121
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 11/15/2016
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
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: (202) 344-1770