Texas Rangers investigating deadly shooting in Mathis

Posted at 1:34 PM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 14:34:23-04

The Texas Rangers are investigating a fatal shooting yesterday in Mathis.

According to family members, 37-year-old Marty Sendejo was shot at his home by a police officer.

Mathis Police are not commenting on the shooting, but did confirm that they went to Sendejo’s home, along the 100 Block of 7th Street, to investigate a report of a burglary.

Family members say Sendejo, who is mentally ill, had a knife, and was shot by officers when he refused to put it down.

Mathis Police has referred all questions to the Texas Rangers.