Jennifer Mata allegedly was killed by her husband today, according to Smith Co. sheriff. (Source: Facebook)
Good afternoon! We hope your Tuesday is going well.
Here are some stories for you to check out this afternoon:
1. The suspect in a Tuesday morning shooting in Smith County has now been
taken into custody. Adrian Ray Mata, 29, of Tyler was arrested at a
residence on Serenity Way near Lake Palestine after a standoff with
shooting happened at 11:07 Tuesday morning when authorities say Jennifer Mata was shot in the 1500 block of CR 333. She was
transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries, and we now
know that she has passed away. Our Cody Lillich is on the scene and will
have updates for you on East Texas News at 4, 5 and 6.
2. A Nacogdoches County resident found a former Army sergeant's beloved
post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) service dog lying dead in a ditch
near the Lilly Grove Baptist Church on FM 1638.
4. Tazille Madison III of Longview was arrested Sunday after police say he drove into oncoming traffic at a high rate of speed with a child in his vehicle. The child, an 11-year-old girl, leapt from the moving vehicle, later telling police "he took something that made him crazy." Police say she also told them several times that he was trying to kill both her and himself. Read more here.
6. President Barack Obama has ordered the Pentagon to plan for a full
American withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of this year should the
Afghan government refuse to sign a security agreement with the U.S., the
White House said Tuesday. However, in a call with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Obama also said
the U.S. could still keep a limited troop presence in Afghanistan after
2014 if the agreement is ultimately signed.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
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