Garcia's Brother Murdered in Bronx

Our prayers are with Francisco Garcia and his family during their time of grief and mourning.

Hector Lopez, the younger brother of U of L star forward Francisco Garcia, was murdered in the lobby of his apartment building yesterday.

RIP: Hector Lopez 
According to the New York Post, two men burst into the apartment's lobby late last night and opened fire on Lopez and friends, hitting the 18 year old Lopez several times in the neck and chest.

Lopez was rushed to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:27 p.m.

According to University of Lousiville head basketball coach Rick Pitino, Garcia will play tonight against Seton Hall. Garcia will then travel back to New York early Thursday morning to be with his family during this time of grieving.

All of us at Inside The Ville send our prayers, condolences and support to Francisco, his mother and their family during during this tragic and unfortunate time.

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