Pillos matan a policía en medio de asalto Published on Thursday, 08 November 2012 10:46
A state police assigned to the headquarters of Toa Baja was shot and killed durring a burglary incident on Wednesday.
(Best translation).......... Toa Baja Costco the two suspects were committing a burglary at an Auto Zone store. The Officers seperated to apprehend the suspects. One officer followed a suspect into Walgreens who then pulled out a gun and shot the officer four times, explained Colonel Reynaldo Bermudez, director of the northern part of the police in a radio interview (WAPA Radio).
According to Bermudez, the officer killed was identified as Ivan Roman, 34, with two years on the force. Also stated that Roman is the father of two children and a native of San Sebastián. The police chief explained that Officer Roman died hours later while being treated at the hospital Doctor Center, Bayamón.
According to reports, the two robbers hid in a motel. One of the suspects has a gunshot wound in the left leg. "We are investigating. We have the suspects photographs. One of the suspects is five feet seven inches, wearing a black shirt with a black denim, "said a policeman.
"It's definitely very sad. The Police are like brothers. There was great sadness in the barracks of Toa Baja and many tears over the loss of a partner you want. It is unfortunate that the police have to go through these situations but it's our job, "he said.
Via Randy L. Dixon Rivera