Father of Woman Killed at Irving College Says Her Slaying Can't Take Away Memories

IRVING -- Juan Gonazalez cherished the rare moments he could spend with just his wife and their three children.So instead of quickly disbursing to their own rooms after returning from a family dinner Monday night, the Gonzalez clan gathered in their south Irving living room to watch a late movie. As Juan looked around the couch at his wife and children, he nodded and smiled. That's when his 20-year-old daughter, Janeera, asked him, "You like this, don't you?" "I told her, 'I love it when we are all together as a family," Gonzalez said Thursday. That happy moment gave way to overwhelming sadness Wednesday when Janeera Nickol Gonzalez was fatally shot at North Lake College, where she was a kineisiology major. She was set to graduate with an associates degree on May 13. Authorities found the body of the gunman, 21-year-old Adrian Victor Torres, in a separate building at the college. Police said he died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Despite the painful loss, Juan Gonzalez said Thursday that his daughter will forever be with them. "He may have taken my daughter away," he said. "But he will never take her memories away from me."   Continue reading...

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