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Man faces murder charges after wife was shot and killed, Mesquite police say

First responders took her to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Credit: WFAA

Updated at 5:50 p.m. with identifications.

A Garland man faces a murder charge after his wife was found shot and killed Sunday evening in Mesquite, police said. 

Officers responded around 5:30 p.m. to the shooting on the 1700 block of Oates Drive. When they got there, they found 28-year-old Markeita McCleary, who had been shot multiple times.

Police arrested 28-year-old Ashton Neroes, McCleary's husband. His bond has been set at $100,000, officials said. 

First responders took McCleary to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, according to police.

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