Family wants transparency in Mendez shooting investigation

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – The family of the man shot and killed by Greenville Co. Deputies at the Super Lodge Motel say they want transparency in the investigation.

Community activists, surrounded the family of Jason Mendez at the Augusta Rd. Library.

They say they want to be included in the investigation.

They also want the motel videotape released.

They say they also have an issue with the sheriff talking about Mendez’s criminal history.

His family says Mendez had a drug addiction but wasn’t a violent person.

The family says if Mendez was in the wrong – they can accept that, but they want the sheriff’s office to be forth-coming.

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