Jorge Ramon Hernandez, a working-class guy from Hialeah, Florida, once had a bright future.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and joined the Army after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan, working as an Arabic translator as part of an intelligence unit.
But after suffering a back injury in the military, he returned home to Miami and never quite put his life back on track.
A despondent military veteran — slated for eviction because of complaints about his service dogs, Roxie and Ranger — was shot to death after police say he pointed a gun at officers on Monday afternoon near Homestead.