On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Agent Gomez suffered a heart attack while on bicycle patrol duty near El Paso. Texas. He subsequently passed away at a local hospital on Wednesday, November 16.
Border Patrol Agent Gomez was assigned to the El Paso Station of the El Paso Sector. He entered on duty on February 12, 1996 as a member of Border Patrol Academy Class 299.
He is survived by his wife; his three children; and his parents.