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Psychologist killed in vets home was pregnant

A psychologist who was killed by a former patient at a veterans treatment facility in California was seven months pregnant.
Credit: Stephen Lam
The Veterans Home of California is seen during an active shooter turned hostage situation on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

A psychologist who was killed by a former patient at a veterans treatment facility in California was seven months pregnant.

Twenty-nine-year-old Jennifer Gonzales, a clinical psychologist with the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, is being remembered by friends for her commitment to both her family and her job.

Family friend Vasiti Ritova said Saturday that Gonzales was married a year ago and was supposed to travel to Washington D.C. this weekend to celebrate her wedding anniversary.

Ritova, whose niece cares for Gonzales' grandmother, says she would visit her grandmother every weekend, sing to her and give her baths.

Marjorie Morrison, the founder of a nonprofit organization known as PsychArmor, says Gonzales was "brilliant" and did amazing work with veterans with PTSD.

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