Sunday, June 22, 2014
"CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX — Authorities have confirmed that a man who shot and killed his two children was a reserve police officer and that he wrote a suicide note before taking his own life.
"Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said Andy Briseno, Sr., 46, killed 12-year-old Andy Briseno, Jr. and 13-year-old Adira Briseno, at their mobile home on Thursday.
"Briseno worked as a reserve officer with the Crystal City Police Department.
"The children's mother, Jessica Carmona, was at work at the time of the murders.
"The Texas Rangers have taken over the investigation and have not released a motive for the killings.
"The Dimmit County Sheriff's Office has organized a BBQ plate sale on Sunday to help with funeral expenses.
"It will begin at 10 a.m. at the Carrizo Springs Fire Station.
"An account has also been set up at First State Bank in Carrizo Springs.
"The name on the account is Jessica Carmona."