Off-Duty Puerto Rico Officer Shot 10 Times, Killed

He was attempting to stop an altercation in front of a bar when he was shot


Law Officer Team | Monday, August 29, 2011

PONCE, Puerto Rico -- Agent Emiliano Torres-Soto, of the Puerto Rico Police Department, was shot and killed while off duty in Ponce Sunday.

He was attempting to stop an altercation involving a group of men arguing in front of a bar. When he observed one of the men brandish a handgun, Torres-Soto identified himself as an officer. He was shot at least 10 times by multiple gunmen.

He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Source: ODMP
 



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