Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, February 20, 1991

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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.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15355

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended

ambush

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Agent Hernandez de Leon,
On today, the 28th 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.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 20, 2019

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