22-year-old Charged With Capital Murder of Dallas Man Found Shot in Mesquite Parking Lot

A Balch Springs man was accused of shooting another man in the parking lot of a Mesquite apartment complex.Nathan Anthony Barrientos, 22, was charged with capital murder.Witnesses who called 911 told officials they'd seen a man open fire on another man in the 2200 block of Parkside Drive, near Bill Blackwood Park, then flee into a nearby apartment around 10:45 p.m. Monday.First responders found 32-year-old Edgar Murillo, of Dallas, sitting in a car with several gunshot wounds. He was taken to a Dallas hospital, where he died of his injuries.Police arrested Barrientos in the apartment unit witnesses reported the shooter had entered.Barrientos has previously served time in Dallas County for discharging a firearm, unlawful carrying of a weapon, evading arrest and domestic assault.He remained in the Mesquite jail Tuesday night with bail set at $100,000.  Continue reading...

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