EXCLUSIVE: Interview with family of Harlingen shooting victims
A shooting in Harlingen left two dead and 1 injured Wednesday after a seven-hour-long standoff with police.
While the case is still under investigation, the brother of two of the victims is shedding light on what happened that night.
CBS 4 News spoke with Robert Reyes, who says the father of his sister's children walked into the home with a gun when things took a turn for the worse:
“All of a sudden, he just walks in the door and starts basically shooting at anyone he can. Everybody starts running everywhere. I saw my other brother, who got the gunshot wound in the throat, jump in— basically fighting him. That’s when I realized something was happening, ‘Oh, he’s going to hit her.' I go towards him, right when I’m going towards him, that’s when he pulls the gun up and starts shooting at my sister three times in the head."
Reyes says the family is currently planning the funeral for his sister.
“I would like for the people to literally remember her a happy human being. She was really happy, energetic, positive. She would always do everything for her kids,” Reyes said.
The suspect, who was found dead inside the home, has not been identified by police yet.
Reyes says his brother is in surgery and the family will be able to see him Friday.