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Friends and family mourn the loss of Jose Luis Lopez

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The community is mourning the loss of the 24-year-old murder victim. 

Jose Luis Lopez, a son, a father and in the words of those who knew him, a great guy and friend. Feelings and sentiments that were expressed across social media Tuesday.

Jose or Joe as his friends called him, was a originally from the Park River area.

He was a father, images of his daughter Harper filling his Facebook page.

Family and friends have been filing Joe's page with their memories of him as well as prayers and concerns for his loved ones.

Joe a murder victim, a tragedy that is police say is rare for Grand Forks.

LT. Dwight Love, Grand Forks Police Department said, "The murder itself is unusal. And that's a testiment to how good Grand Forks is."