Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Not available
Investigator Carlos Diaz-Martinez was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery of a barber shop in Puerto Nuevo, San Juan, while off duty with his fiancee and three sons.
As they were leaving the barber shop a man entered and announced a holdup.
Investigator Diaz-Martinez was shot after drawing his weapon and attempting to arrest the suspect.
Investigator Diaz-Martinez had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 10 years. He had been recognized as the San Juan Region Officer of the Year in 1988. He was survived by his three sons and fiancee.