Border Patrol agent suffers fatal heart attack

Agent David Gomez was on bike patrol at the time he fell ill

Duty Death: David Gomez - [El Paso, Texas]

End of Service: 11/16/2016


By Police1 Staff

EL PASO, Texas — A Border Patrol agent died after he suffered a heart attack Nov. 16.

Agent David Gomez was on bike patrol when he fell ill, ODMP reported

David Gomez (Photo/ODMP)
David Gomez (Photo/ODMP)

Fellow agents came to his aid to perform CPR until medics arrived. He was on life support in a local hospital, but passed away the next day. 

Gomez was with Border Patrol for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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