Friday, May 26, 2017

LODD: Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales
United States Department of Homeland Security
Customs and Border Protection
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bio & Incident Details
Age: 30
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Stabbed
Location: Texas
Incident Date: 5/20/2017
Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife
Offender: Charged with murder

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales succumbed to wounds sustained four days earlier when he was stabbed in an unprovoked attack in El Paso, Texas, while off duty.
Agent Morales and several friend were walking to their cars in the 12000 block of Tierre Este when they were confronted by the subject. Agent Morales identified himself as a United States Border Patrol agent in an attempt to diffuse the situation. The man then attacked him with a knife and stabbed him in the eye.
Despite the wound, Agent Morales chased the subject with several witnesses. The man was subdued by citizens and taken into custody by responding officers.
Agent Morales was transported to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition until passing away on May 24th, 2017.
Agent Morales had served with the United States Border Patrol for eight years and was assigned to the Ysleta Border Patrol Station.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief of Border Patrol Ron Vitiello

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Room 6.5E
Washington, DC 20229

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