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2014 Fort Hood Shootings

Born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico


Lopez was from the town of Guayanilla. His mother was a nurse. The mayor of the town, Edgardo Arlequin Velez taught Lopez for six years while he directed the school band.

He he was a peaceful young man and especially talented.

The mayor said Lopez’s parents were always taking care of him, and that he had a tight-knit family and friendships.

 He had an excellent life, which I witnessed

Lopez’s mother dies in November 2013. His grandfather dies in October 2013.