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Murder suspect turns himself in after shooting 21-year-old, Garland police say


Updated at 9:59 p.m. Sunday: Revised to include information about an arrest.
Police have charged a man with murder after a 21-year-old was found fatally shot in a Garland apartment Saturday afternoon.
Jesus Mendoza, 22, turned himself in to Garland police Sunday night in connection with the death of Jaylan Devon Hadnot.
Officers were called about 3:30 p.m. to the 4600 block of Saturn Road near Interstate 635 after witnesses directed them to an apartment. Officers found Hadnot inside with a gunshot wound.
Hadnot died at a hospital, Garland police Lt. Pedro Barineau said.
Detectives learned that a group of people, including Mendoza, left the apartment where Hadnot was found shortly after people nearby heard gunshots.
Police later determined Mendoza shot Hadnot and got a warrant for his arrest.
Bail has not been set for Mendoza, who is being held in the Garland Detention Center, police said.
An investigation is still ongoing, police said.
Anyone with information about the case may call Garland police at 972-485-4840. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 972-272-8477 or visiting garlandcrimestoppers.org.

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