April 22, 2024

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Radio host identified as victim in Kansas City Super Bowl Parade shootings

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CNN –

Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a Kansas City-area radio DJ, died after being shot at the Chiefs victory rally, according to a post shared by her employer, KKFI radio 90.1 FM.

“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,” the station shared on Facebook.
Police have not provided any details surrounding her death.

“Lisa was one of our programmers/DJs on Taste of Tejano. Like all our programmers, she was a volunteer who donated her time and talent to KKFI. Along with her co-producer/DJ Tommy Andrade, their show has brought a voice to the KC community that is missed in the mainstream media,” Kelly Dougherty, the station’s director of development and communications, said in an email to CNN.
“We are absolutely devastated at the loss of such an amazing person who gave so much to KKFI and the KC community,” Dougherty added.

Lopez-Galvan’s bio on the station’s website said she thought music “is Iife and a source of happiness.” She worked as a bilingual private DJ for over 15 years before becoming a co-host of Taste of Tejano in March of 2022.

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