Deputy Marshal II Victor M. Andorno-Torres

Deputy Marshal II Victor M. Andorno-Torres

Puerto Rico Commonwealth Marshal's Office, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, July 18, 1996

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Victor M. Andorno-Torres

Deputy Marshal Andorno-Torres and Deputy Marshal Pascual Gomez-Lopez were shot and killed when they interrupted a robbery in progress at a local restaurant.

The marshals were serving summonses and had stopped at the restaurant to ask for directions to the location indicated on the summonses. The suspects disarmed both marshals and then fatally shot them.

The suspects were apprehended and convicted of two counts of first degree murder. They were sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Deputy Marshal Andorno-Torres had served with the agency for 7 years.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Deputy Marshal Andorno-Torres,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 18, 2021

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