Boyfriend ‘murders his girlfriend, 25, and her mother, before filming himself screaming “I’m sorry” and pacing with gun in hand then shooting himself dead’ during standoff with SWAT in Dallas
- Three bodies were found inside a Dallas apartment after a shooting on Sunday
- Authorities said a suspect fired at them, prompting them to call in SWAT
- After attempts to get the suspect to surrender, SWAT made entry into the apartment and discovered the bodies of two women and a man
- Police haven’t released identities of two victims or the suspect but social media posts identify them as victims Marietta Matthews, 25, and her mother, Tamiko
- Matthews’ boyfriend was identified as the suspect on social media
A man allegedly killed his 25-year-old girlfriend and her mother before filming himself screaming ‘I’m sorry’ and turning the gun on himself during a standoff with SWAT in Texas over the weekend.
Police have not released the identities of anyone involved but the victims have been identified on social media as Marietta Matthews, 25, and her mother Tamiko. The suspect is alleged to be her boyfriend.
Dallas police responded to an active shooter call in the 9800 block of Summerwood Circle around 4.30pm on Sunday.
According to a statement from the department, as officers approached the apartment building, a suspect fired shots at the officers, striking their marked squad car.
The officers backed off and immediately called for SWAT.
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A man allegedly killed his 25-year-old girlfriend and her mother in Dallas on Sunday. While police have not released the identities of the victims or suspect, one of the victims has been identified on social media as Mari Matthews (left and right)
The second victim was identified as Matthews’ mother, Tamiko (right)
When SWAT arrived to the scene, they made ‘several’ attempts to get the suspect to surrender before entering the complex around 7pm.
Upon entry, the officers found two women and one man dead from gunshot wounds.
Authorities said ‘it does not appear that any officers discharged their weapons, nor were there any officers injured’.
Police did not confirm whether the suspect is the male who was found dead inside the apartment.
In an Instagram post, the media group said Matthews, a University of Central Missouri alum, and her mom were reportedly shot with a semi-automatic shot gun.
Their killer then filmed himself on Instagram Live, screaming and pacing up and down, yelling he was sorry and that ‘he tried to leave’.
A portion of the video appears to show the suspect holding a weapon as he walked around the room.
His body was later found by police, alongside both Matthews, when they breached the apartment.
When DailyMail.com reached out to Dallas police, they said no other information was immediately available and that authorities are still investigating the shootings.
Texas authorities found the bodies of three people inside a Dallas apartment (pictured) on Sunday. Dallas police responded to an active shooter call in the 9800 block of Summerwood Circle around 4.30pm
According to a statement from the department, as officers approached the apartment building, a suspect fired shots at the officers, striking their marked squad car. The officers backed off and immediately called for SWAT