Victim of fatal mall shooting was changed man, family says

May 1, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Farmington Daily Times

Jonnie and Tammy Vialpando talk about their son, Johnny Vialpando, at their home in Farmington on Wednesday.

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karma

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Changed man!!!! I don't think so.. he was a thug with a gun, a bully with threats, now he is dead. Enough said
The Original Mexican Bob

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Oh but his poor wife is now without a shirtbag gangbaning husband and the children oh the horrible life they'll endure not having a gangbanging father. No worries though some other shirtbag gangbanger will step up and take his place.

I've got ammo if any of you shirtbag gang bangers need it to shoot each other.
The real Mexican Bob

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May 6, 2013
 
Mexican Roberto- you are a fool
Brandi

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The Original Mexican Bob wrote:
Oh but his poor wife is now without a shirtbag gangbaning husband and the children oh the horrible life they'll endure not having a gangbanging father. No worries though some other shirtbag gangbanger will step up and take his place.
I've got ammo if any of you shirtbag gang bangers need it to shoot each other.
As his sister-in-law, I feel sorry for you. Ben-G was a good man, father, brother, son and uncle. He was a changed man and had been for years. I think that it is sad that you are able to see what you want to see and that you can not see past outside appearances. Im guessing that you judge people on their past and dont look past that. To have your father shot 15 times in front of you and to have to hold his neck to try and stop the bleeding and to have him die in your arms?!? Ben-G made some stupid mistakes in his past, but havent we all? His wife and kids were his world! He had never been convicted of anything but a speeding ticket. I feel sorry for you.
Brandi

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Changed man!!!! I don't think so.. he was a thug with a gun, a bully with threats, now he is dead. Enough said
I beg to differ!!! He didnt have a GUN on him at all. Did you know him? Do you know what he stood for? NO!!! Im sorry, but this is my family and he wasnt a THUG!!! He was a good man, father, husband, son and brother. He didnt bully or threaten anyone! He lived and died for his family and now his family has to live their lives without their father. His youngest was only 3 and you are sitting there glad that someone has been killed!!! SOMEONE YOU DIDNT EVEN KNOW!!! But you are quick to judge. As his sister-in-law, I had to sit with his family who is torn up inside. Trying to find comfort in this stupid act of violence and trying to comfort his wife, children and parents and my husband, his brother, is something that no one should ever have to go through. Its amazing how people are quick to judge others before they even get to know someone. He would have sacrificed his life for his family and in the end, that is what he did.
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Live by the sword, die by the sword, The Gospel of Matthew, verse 26:52.....
soo

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May 8, 2013
 
Maybe he didn't have a gun on him but he sure in the hell like to pull out his gun to threaten and kill people. And YES he was a THUG!!!!!
latinos are the problem

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May 8, 2013
 
Just a Mexican the way they all should be. Ha ha ha ha ha
SPRICK

Farmington, NM

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May 8, 2013
 
Ben-G was a piece of C$%p that got what he deserved. It won't be long until Tortilla Flats is cruising Kirtland looking to make a retribution hit against Rameriez's mother and family....
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u know u guys have no place to judge him because only god can judge him. he was a good man and lived for his family and he was taken away from them because of hear say .and u guys have no right saying he got what he deserved because no one deserves that and for those monsters to do it in front of his wife and kids was just horrible. he may have had a past but he learned from it . he grew up and he changed his life for the better he worked everyday went to church and when he wasn't working he was with his family . u guys should really all take a long look at your own pasts before u try to judge someone else . his real judgment will com from god the only one that has that right
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somewhere in new mexico wrote:
u know u guys have no place to judge him because only god can judge him. he was a good man and lived for his family and he was taken away from them because of hear say .and u guys have no right saying he got what he deserved because no one deserves that and for those monsters to do it in front of his wife and kids was just horrible. he may have had a past but he learned from it . he grew up and he changed his life for the better he worked everyday went to church and when he wasn't working he was with his family . u guys should really all take a long look at your own pasts before u try to judge someone else . his real judgment will com from god the only one that has that right
Amen! may your words reach deaf, self rightous ears.
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Brandi wrote:
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As his sister-in-law, I feel sorry for you. Ben-G was a good man, father, brother, son and uncle. He was a changed man and had been for years. I think that it is sad that you are able to see what you want to see and that you can not see past outside appearances. Im guessing that you judge people on their past and dont look past that. To have your father shot 15 times in front of you and to have to hold his neck to try and stop the bleeding and to have him die in your arms?!? Ben-G made some stupid mistakes in his past, but havent we all? His wife and kids were his world! He had never been convicted of anything but a speeding ticket. I feel sorry for you.
People get second chances when they get a DUI when they're 18 or they get busted for shoplifting when they're 16. You don't get to wipe the slate clean when you fire an AK-47 into a crowd of people, that includes small kids and newborns. You don't get to just forget about that and say you're a changed man. You wear that badge of shame for the rest of your life.
WTF

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somewhere in new mexico wrote:
u know u guys have no place to judge him because only god can judge him. he was a good man and lived for his family and he was taken away from them because of hear say .and u guys have no right saying he got what he deserved because no one deserves that and for those monsters to do it in front of his wife and kids was just horrible. he may have had a past but he learned from it . he grew up and he changed his life for the better he worked everyday went to church and when he wasn't working he was with his family . u guys should really all take a long look at your own pasts before u try to judge someone else . his real judgment will com from god the only one that has that right
I can judge him because I pay more than my fair share in taxes and don't break the law.
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I really hate how the Daily Times keeps showing picturs of Ben-G acting all innocent. They keep printing articles about him, how about how many victims he had? How he shot a BABY in the park? Shot several people that same day that were doing nothing but talking? How about the other drive by shootings he ordered his little thug gangsters to do or even the ones he did himself? Guess the last words the shooter spoke before Ben-G died says it all. YOU KILLED MY FRIEND (who was a child, teenager)!!!!!!!!

This was all done by Benji Villapando!!!!!!!!! The same guy the daily times is trying to make look so good. BS!!!!!!!!!! Report the truth
Simple

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somewhere in new mexico wrote:
u know u guys have no place to judge him because only god can judge him. he was a good man and lived for his family and he was taken away from them because of hear say .and u guys have no right saying he got what he deserved because no one deserves that and for those monsters to do it in front of his wife and kids was just horrible. he may have had a past but he learned from it . he grew up and he changed his life for the better he worked everyday went to church and when he wasn't working he was with his family . u guys should really all take a long look at your own pasts before u try to judge someone else . his real judgment will com from god the only one that has that right
You really think he made it to HEAVEN??? I dont think so, no amount of repenting can change what he has done. You say he changed? Sorry change happened too late and too many people remember what he has done to them, their friends he killed!!!!!!
somewhere in new mexico

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I can judge him because I pay more than my fair share in taxes and don't break the law.
no u cant judge him only god can judge people .and he wasn't out breaking the law either he worked day in and day out to support his family and when he wasn't working he spent all his time with his family .so unless u knew him personally u probably should just shut your mouth!!!believe it or not people can and do change you jack ass
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You really think he made it to HEAVEN??? I dont think so, no amount of repenting can change what he has done. You say he changed? Sorry change happened too late and too many people remember what he has done to them, their friends he killed!!!!!!
yeah I believe he made it to heaven because god forgives and that's all that matters is gods judgment not any of yours that want to put someone down that is dead and cant defend himself
Gangster

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somewhere in new mexico wrote:
<quoted text>yeah I believe he made it to heaven because god forgives and that's all that matters is gods judgment not any of yours that want to put someone down that is dead and cant defend himself
Want to put him down? No just stating FACTS, something that everyone will remember. These facts are also what got him shot, but only after he shot several other people.

You can preach all you want about how he had changed but I dont believe it and dont care. Live the life of a Gangster you will die as one also.
WTF

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<quoted text> no u cant judge him only god can judge people .and he wasn't out breaking the law either he worked day in and day out to support his family and when he wasn't working he spent all his time with his family .so unless u knew him personally u probably should just shut your mouth!!!believe it or not people can and do change you jack ass
I knew him personally and he was as big a loser the day he died as he was when he was a teenager. A leopard can't change his spots.
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May 11, 2013
 
One less thug on the streets. I feel a little bit safer now. Just a little bit.

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