Garland Man Faces Murder Charge in Wife's Shooting Death

The shooting happened Sunday evening in Mesquite

NBC 5 News

A 28-year-old Garland man faces a murder charge in the deadly shooting of his wife, Mesquite police say.

The shooting happened Sunday 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, police said.

Police said when officers arrived, they found a woman, identified Monday as 28-year-old Markeita McCleary, with multiple gunshot wounds.

McCleary was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Ashton Neroes, 28.
Mesquite Police Department
Ashton Neroes, 28.

McCleary's husband, 28-year-old Ashton Neroes, was arrested and charged with murder in connection to the shooting, police said. He is being help on $100,000 bond.

Police said there is no risk to the public.

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