Ms. Michelle Fraley, chief of the Puerto Rico Police Department sadly reports the death of Agent Alfred Zanyet-Perez.
Agent Zanyet-Perez, 52, was shot and killed while conducting an undercover narcotics operation. Zanyet-Perez was in a store maintaining surveillance when a subject in a passing vehicle opened fire into the business. As a result, Zanyet-Perez was fatally wounded and died at the scene.
A civilian bystander was also injured by the suspect’s gunfire and taken to a nearby hospital. The suspects and vehicle fled the scene and remain at large.
Alfred Zanyet-Perez served the Puerto Rico Police Department for several years and was assigned to the division of narcotics. His wife and children survive him.
Agent Alfred Zanyet-Perez is gone, but will never be forgotten. EOW: Saturday, February 16, 2019.