Officer Andres Laza-Caraballo, 31

Juncos Municipal Police Department, Puerto Rico

March 21, 2018 – Officer Laza-Caraballo identified himself as a police officer and attempted to intervene when several men attacked the owner of a barber shop he was visiting. Immediately after, several of the subjects entered the shop with rifles and began shooting.

Officer Laza-Caraballo was able to return fire. He killed one of the men and wounded a second before being fatally shot. The other suspects remain at large.

Officer Laza-Caraballo is survived by his two children.

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  1. Peg Phifer
    Peg Phifer says:

    I’m always saddened when I see this come up on Friday’s. I keep hoping, and praying that one Friday…even more…you’ll have nothing to report. God bless our law enforcement officers.

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