Agent Ivan Roman, age 34, and his partner responded to a robbery alarm. Upon arrival, both officers were engaged in a fire fight with the robbery suspects. In returning fire, Agent Roman shot one of the suspects in the leg. However, Agent Roman, who was wearing his bulletproof vest, was also shot in the head and neck. Both suspects fled the scene and are at large,
Agent Roman was transported to Doctors Community Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds a short time later.
Agent Roman served the Puerto Rico Police Department for 7 months and was assigned to the 171st Precinct. He is survived by two daughters.
Agent Ivan Roman, gone but not forgotten, EOW: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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