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Superintendent Michelle Hernandez de Frayley
Puerto Rico Police Department
PO Box 70166
San Juan, PR 00936
Phone: (787) 792-1234
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Agent Benjamin De los Santos-Barbosa was shot on April 16, 2017, when he and three other officers attempted to stop a vehicle with illegal window tint. The suspect, who was on parole, led officers on a pursuit. The suspect then backed into the patrol car and opened fire as he exited the vehicle hitting Agent De los Santos-Barbosa in the head. Agent De los Santos-Barbosa succumbed to his injuries on April 21, 2017. Agent De los Santos-Barbosa is the 12th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the first officer fatality from Puerto Rico.