A man reportedly killed his 25-year-old girlfriend and her mom before recording himself shouting ‘I’m sorry’ and fatally shooting himself during a weekend standoff with SWAT in Texas.
Police did not disclose the names of anyone involved, but the victims were confirmed through social media as Marietta Matthews, 25, and her mother, Tamiko Merriwether, 55.
The suspect is believed to have been her boyfriend, Nathan Rashad James, 24.
Rashad James reportedly went live on Instagram after shooting his girlfriend and her mother.
At the beginning of the video, the man believed to be James says ‘Oh my God, bro. Oh my God.’
According to the police, James fired shots at the incoming officers and hit at least one squad vehicle. Officers called SWAT, triggering a standoff.
Police said that SWAT finally entered around 7 p.m. after failing to persuade the suspect to comply. Upon entry, authorities located the bodies.