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Juncos Municipal Police Department
PO Box 1706
Juncos, PR 00777
Phone: (787) 321-8684
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Police Officer Andres Laza-Caraballo was shot and killed as he intervened in a shooting incident while off duty. Officer Laza-Caraballo was patronizing a barber shop when several men attacked the shop owner. Officer Laza-Caraballo identified himself as a police officer and the subjects opened fire with rifles. Officer Laza-Caraballo is the 19th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from a U.S. Territory in 2018.