Lisa Lopez-Galvan

Who is Lisa Lopez-Galvan? Bio, Age, Husband, Kids, Job, Shooting

Lisa Lopez-Galvan Biography

Lisa Lopez-Galvan was a DJ who worked at KKFI 90.1 FM as the host of Taste of Tejano. She was killed during a mass shooting.

She was killed in a shooting outside a historic railroad station near downtown Kansas City after attending the parade with her husband and adult son who was also hit.

At least 21 other people were injured, eight of them life-threatening. Two onlookers pursued the suspect and tackled him to the ground, where they held him until two responding officers arrived.

Three people were taken into custody and firearms were found, police chief Stacey Graves told reporters at a Wednesday afternoon news conference.

The Kansas City Chief released a statement that read; “We are truly saddened by the senseless act of violence that occurred outside of Union Station at the conclusion of today’s parade and rally. Our hearts go out to the victims, their families, and all of Kansas City.” All of the franchise’s players, coaches, staff and their families are said to be “safe and accounted for.”

Lisa Lopez-Galvan Age

Lopez was 44 years old at the time of her death on February 14, 2024.

Lisa Lopez-Galvan Husband and Children

Lopez was married. Her husband was also present at the parade during the shooting. The couple was blessed with two children; a son and a daughter. Their son was injured during the shooting.

Lopez, her husband and kids
Lopez, her husband, and kids

Lisa Lopez-Galvan Job

Lopez had worked for KKFI since March 2022. In a statement, KFFI confirmed her death and encouraged witnesses to reach out to law enforcement.

“It is with sincere sadness and an extremely heavy and broken heart that we let our community know that KKFI DJ Lisa Lopez, host of Taste of Tejano lost her life today in the shooting at the KC Chiefs’ rally. Our hearts and prayers are with her family. We encourage anyone who feels they saw something to reach out to law enforcement at 816 234 5111.”

Lopez is Remembered

Rosa Izurieta and Martha Ramirez worked with Lopez for about a year but had known her since childhood. They remembered her as an extrovert and a strong Catholic devoted to her family.

“She was definitely a pioneer,” Ramirez shared. “She knew how to get people going. …was always really good about shouting out people’s birthdays and just making people feel included and loved.”



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