Mathis police officers were called out to a burglary that led up to a shooting according to family members.
The shooting happened around 4:00 pm Tuesday afternoon at a home along the 100 Block of 7th Street near West St. Mary Street.
According to family members, a 34-year-old man was holding a knife when police arrived at a home, and they asked him to put the knife down.
A Mathis police officer asked the victim to put down the weapon several times, and police shot him according to family members.
The man was taken to the hospital, but he died while being transported to Christus Spohn Shoreline.
Police at the scene declined to comment about the shooting investigation.
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