Altercation leads to fatal shooting in Garland; suspect arrested

The Garland Police Department has charged a Mesquite man with murder after an altercation Sunday evening at a house in southeast Garland.

Officers initially responded to the gunshot disturbance at around 10:00pm. Upon arriving to the house on Sarasota Drive, they located a male subject, identified as a 33-year-old male, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Homicide detectives believe an altercation occurred before the shooting. During the altercation, the deceased was shot and killed.

A 37-year-old man from Mesquite has been arrested and charged with murder.