CAROLINA – An incident of aggravated assault in which an agent of the Puerto Rico Police Bureau was shot occurred at around 8:00 in the morning this Thursday, on the PR-26 highway in the direction of San Juan to Carolina .
Agent Félix Peña, assigned to the Highway Patrol Division, was carrying out a preventive round at the aforementioned place when he intervened for a traffic law violation with the occupant of a black 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe.
While the agent Peña was in the review of documents of the subject, this is given to the flight reason why a persecution begins.
The persecution extended to Fidalgo Díaz and Sánchez Osorio avenues, and adjacent to the Shell garage, both vehicles collided.
The individual from Santa Fe dismounts and shoots the intervening agent, who repels the aggression using his regulation weapon.
At the moment no person is reported who has been with gunshot wounds.
A search is carried out in the vicinity of the aforementioned place in order to find the whereabouts of the aggressor.
As it turned out, the registered owner of the aforementioned car is on federal probation for violations of the Weapons Law.