A Garland man is facing a murder charge in the deadly shooting of his wife.
Police said the shooting happened on Sunday, October 20, at about 5:34 p.m. in the 1700 block of Oates Drive in Mesquite, just east of Interstate Loop 635 and north of Interstate 30.
When officers responded to a shooting call at the property, they found a woman identified as 28-year-old Markeita McCleary, with multiple gunshot wounds.
McCleary was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Her husband, 28-year-old Ashton Neroes, was taken into custody. He was booked into the Mesquite jail on Sunday night, with his bond set at $100,000, officials said.
A Mesquite police spokesman said authorities had not determined a motive in the shooting but an investigation is ongoing.
Source: Lucky B.