Agent Orlando Gonzalez-Ortiz

Agent Orlando Gonzalez-Ortiz

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, August 7, 2008

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Orlando Gonzalez-Ortiz

Agent Orlando Gonzalez-Ortiz was fatally shot while participating in the arrest of several kidnapping suspects. He had been assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The officers had set up a raid in which they paid the kidnappers a ransom of $50,000 for the release of the victim. As agents moved in to make the arrests, shots were fired and Agent Gonzalez-Ortiz was believed to have been struck by a round fired by one of the FBI agents. The suspect is in custody.

Agent Gonzalez-Ortiz had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, and a brother.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 25057

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

arrest, Raid

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