"I was beginning to think I was never going to get that phone call," Lora, 27, told NBC News.
But at midnight on April 20, the phone rang at her home in Colorado. I was so relieved that my dad was finally going to get justice." Then, three weeks later, another stunning development: the suspect in her father's death, 23-year-old Aaron Saucedo, was also charged with a string of shootings that left eight other people dead.
Diane Day, a school therapist who had been at the faculty meeting with Hochsprung, heard screaming, followed by more gunshots.
He’s recently become single, he’s cut back on golf to focus on his body, and seems to have much more free time on his hands.
A nine-year-old boy stated that he heard the shooter say: "Put your hands up! " He also heard many people yelling and many gunshots over the intercom, while he, his classmates, and his teacher took refuge in a closet in the gymnasium.A detective was on the other end of the line, and he told her they had a suspect. "Now my heart goes out to those families, and I hope they can get justice, too," said Lora Romero.Saucedo, a former city bus driver, made a court appearance early Tuesday, blurting out "I'm innocent" before a judge ordered him held with no bond, citing a "mountain of evidence" linking him to the crimes.Police had been hunting for the man dubbed the "serial street shooter" for nearly a year.They believed he was responsible for nine ambushes that killed seven people, including a 12-year-old girl, and put the city on edge.