Agent Rosario HernÃ¡ndez de Hoyo, Lieutenant Luz Soto, and Commander Frank RomÃ¡n were shot inside the Puerto Rico Police Department’s Ponce regional headquarters by a disgruntled police officer.
The officer had taken Lieutenant Soto, his supervisor, hostage. Commander RomÃ¡n and Agent HernÃ¡ndez de Hoyo engaged the subject in which they were both fatally wounded, along with Lieutenant Soto. The subject was also wounded and taken into custody.
Agent HernÃ¡ndez de Hoyo had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 15 years.