Local Radio Host Identified as Victim in Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Parade Shooting

A tragic incident unfolded during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade, as a local radio host, Lisa Lopez-Galvan, was identified as one of the victims of a deadly mass shooting. The radio station KKFI confirmed the news, stating that Lopez-Galvan, known as “Lisa G” and the host of “Taste of Tejano,” lost her life in the senseless act. This devastating event has not only taken away a beloved member of her family but has also deeply impacted the Kansas City community.

The shooting, which occurred near Union Station in Kansas City, left at least 21 other individuals wounded, including children and teenagers. According to Kansas City Fire Department chief Ross Grundyson, eight of the victims had immediately life-threatening injuries, seven had life-threatening injuries, and six sustained minor injuries.

Lopez-Galvan attended the parade with her husband and adult son, who is a devoted Kansas City sports fan and was also shot during the incident, as revealed by Rosa Izurieta and Martha Ramirez, childhood friends who worked with Lopez-Galvan at a staffing company. Described as an extrovert and devoted mother, Lopez-Galvan had been a private DJ for over 15 years before starting her hosting role on “Taste of Tejano” in March 2022.

Shortly after the shooting, three individuals were taken into custody, and law enforcement officials have recovered at least one firearm. The investigation into this tragic event is ongoing.

The loss of Lisa Lopez-Galvan has deeply affected those who knew her. Longtime friend Lisa Lopez, who works at the Kansas City Star, described her as “the most wonderful, beautiful person” and highlighted her role as a local DJ who brought joy to many through her work, including performing at weddings.

Author: CrimeDoor

1 Response

  1. This incident is truly heartbreaking and serves as a reminder of the devastating impact of gun violence. It brings to mind a similar case that occurred in my own community a few years ago.

    In my city, there was a shooting at a local high school during a basketball game. The game was a highly anticipated event, and families and friends gathered to support their loved ones. However, the atmosphere quickly turned into chaos when an armed individual entered the gymnasium and opened fire.

    Several innocent people were injured,

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