1 Captured, 1 At-Large in Mesquite Man's Shooting Death

The men are wanted in connection to the Friday shooting of 23-year-old Tyler Anderson

Jaylynn Turner, left, and Bernard Cooper Jr., right, are wanted by Mesquite police.
Mesquite Police Department

One of two men sought in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Mesquite man has been captured, police say.

Jaylynn Turner, 20, of Forney was arrested Wednesday on a charge of murder in the shooting death of 23-year-old Tyler Anderson, according to a news release from Mesquite police.

A second suspect, 21-year-old Bernard Cooper of Mesquite, remains at-large.

No further information about the two suspects was made available.

Officers were called to the 4400 block of N. Galloway Avenue in Mesquite about 1 p.m. Friday and found Anderson shot in his vehicle, police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the case is asked to call investigator D. Chasney with the Mesquite Police Department at 972-216-6252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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