‘He Was Stalking Her': Family of North Lake College Shooting Victim

Details are emerging about what may have led to the deadly shooting Wednesday at North Lake College in Irving.

The family of 20-year-old victim Janeera Gonzalez, who was fatally shot on campus, said the shooter, identified by authorities as 21-year-old Adrian Torres, had been stalking Gonzalez for years.

Torres later fatally shot himself elsewhere on campus, police said.

"We just feel hopeless knowing that she's never going to come back, that we're never going to get her back," Gonzalez's aunt Maria Reynolds said.

The young woman's family told NBC 5 they've been told by detectives that Torres left behind a note.

"From what the detectives told us, that he was hearing voices and that he was going to go kill a girl that had hurt him," Reynolds said.

The Gonzalez family claims Torres was obsessed with her even though the two were never in a relationship. In fact, they said she was dating someone else.

"He probably felt like revenge, like she broke his heart and it's not a fact, because they were not in a relationship. But in his mind apparently he thought they were," Reynolds said.

A man who answered the door at Torres's home Thursday told NBC 5 that Torres never mentioned Gonzalez. There were no restraining orders or reports of stalking against him, according to online public records.

Irving police say the only time they've had an interaction with him was when he claimed his car was broken into in 2016.

A vigil was planned for Gonzalez at 7:30 p.m. Monday at North Lake College.

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