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Old 02-04-2020, 12:41 PM
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UPDATE: Victims Identified in Commerce Campus Shooting
2/4/20

Two women are dead and a child was wounded as a result of a shooting at a Texas A&M University-Commerce dormitory Monday morning.

On Tuesday, a statement from the university identified the victims as Deja Matts, 19, of Garland, and Abbaney Matts, 20. Deja Matts was a freshman at A&M-Commerce pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, the statement said. Deja and Abbaney were sisters, officials said. The third victim, the two-year-old son of Abbaney Matts, was treated at an area hospital and released to the care of family members, they said.


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Suspect In Texas A&M Commerce Shooting Was Out On Bond After Aggravated Assault Arrest Last Week
February 5, 2020 at 8:57 am

ROWLETT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The suspect in the deadly shooting of two sisters at Texas A&M University-Commerce was arrested last week for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon but bonded out despite having violated his probation.

Jacques Smith, 21, was taken into custody in Rowlett Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 8300 block of Luna Drive. He’s accused of killing sisters Deja, 19, and Abbaney Matts, 20, and injuring Abbaney’s 2-year-old child at Pride Rock residence hall.

According to family members, Smith was Abbaney Matts’ ex-boyfriend. Authorities were able to identify Smith as the suspect through surveillance video and tips from witnesses.



The child, who belonged to Abbaney Matts, was treated and released to family.

School officials said Deja Matts of Garland was a freshman at the university while Abbaney was not a student there.

It was later learned that Smith had been arrested on Jan. 27 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Dallas County. Sources tell CBS 11 News the incident involved Smith allegedly throwing a television at Abbaney Matts.

According to sources, Smith was released two days later on a $15,000 bond despite violating his probation. His criminal history includes charges for several aggravated robberies, thefts and evading arrest incidents.

On Monday after the shooting, authorities did not give an indication that they were looking for a suspect. Officials later said the shooting was a “targeted, isolated” incident.

The arrest was announced Tuesday by school officials and the Rowlett Police Department. The motive for the shooting is not yet known.
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