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Vialpando remembered by friends for passion for music

Isaiah Vialpando (middle) as a high school sophomore at a lunchtime jam session at a Mariachi Spectacular workshop | Photo courtesy of Basilia Gonzalez-Rodriguez. Isaiah Vialpando, a student majoring in mass communications and minoring in music at Colorado State University-Pueblo, died Wednesday from gunshot wounds after being shot and then crashing his car in downtown Pueblo. He was 20. Carmelita Vasquez, psychology major at CSU-Pueblo, said Vialpando was a “super kind-hearted guy, always trying to crack a joke.” Vasquez first met Vialpando in eighth grade when they both were accepted...