1708002559 A local radio DJ is killed in a mass shooting

A local radio DJ is killed in a mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration

The person who lost his life in Wednesday's mass shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, has been identified by colleagues and family as Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a 44-year-old radio DJ and mother of two.

Another 21 people were shot and injured when gunfire erupted outside Union Station as fans were leaving a celebration for the Kansas City Chiefs, the reigning NFL Super Bowl champions, according to Kansas City officials. Missouri. Police station.

Three suspects were arrested and at least one firearm was recovered at the scene, police said. The investigation into the shooting was ongoing and the motive is unclear.

Local radio station KKFI 90.1 FM confirmed that Lopez-Galvan, a DJ and host of “Taste of Tejano,” was killed in the shooting.

“It is with sincere sadness and an extremely heavy and broken heart that we inform our community that KKFI DJ Lisa Lopez, host of Taste of Tejano, lost her life in the shooting at the KC Chiefs rally today. Our hearts and prayers are with her family,” the radio station said in a statement on Wednesday. “This senseless act took a wonderful person away from her family and this KC community.”

PHOTO: This undated photo features KKFI DJ Lisa Lopez-Galvan.

KKFI DJ Lisa Lopez-Galvan is seen in this undated photo.


Lopez-Galvan's brother, Beto Lopez, also confirmed her death, saying he was at Wednesday's celebration but was in a different area than his sister at the time of the shooting.

“We woke up excited this morning and the last thing we ever expected would be a tragedy in our family,” Beto Lopez said in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday.

When he learned that his sister was among the gunshot victims, Beto Lopez said he rushed to the hospital where she was admitted but was initially unaware of her condition.

“There was a lot of chaos and uncertainty,” he recalled.

Beto Lopez described his late sister as someone who “loved her family,” was “very bubbly” and had a “party personality.” She leaves behind her husband and two small children, he said.

“She was very loved in this community and gave back a lot,” he added.

ABC News' Youri Benadjaoud, Octavio Cadenas, Alexandra Faul and Joshua Hoyos contributed to this report.