Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, February 20, 1991

Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon was shot and killed as he and a female confidential informant were discussing a case involving firearms and narcotics.

They were sitting in a vehicle in the Israel Neighborhood in East Hato Rey when five subjects approached and opened fire with rifles, wounding Agent Hernandez de Leon. The subjects then pulled Agent Hernandez de Leon on Calle Belmonte and fatally shot him.

All five men where apprehended and convicted of his murder.

Agent Hernandez de Leon had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15355

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended


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Bad guys took you from me. There are truly no words to describe how horrible it is growing up without a father figure.

But God has been very good to me and hasn't left my side ever since. Hope to see you in Heaven.


July 22, 2015

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