Agent Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi

Agent Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, August 25, 2014

Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi

Agent Geniel Amaro-Fantauzzi succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained one week earlier when he and several other agents were conducting a narcotics investigation at the April Gardens 1 public housing complex, on Carretera 917, in Las Piedras.

A subject in the complex opened fire on the agents, wounding Agent Amaro-Fantauzzi and a second agent. The man who shot them was arrested and charged with five counts of attempted murder in addition to other charges.

Agent Amaro-Fantauzzi was transported to Rio Piedras Medical Center, where he remained on life support until succumbing to his wounds.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 27010

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

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Rest in Peace Agent Amaro-Fantauzzi.

Steve Van Slyke, retired K9 Officer
El Cajon Police Department

August 25, 2015

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