Gunman killed man during weekend shooting, left body in Mesquite apartment, police say


Mesquite police continued their investigation Tuesday into a shooting that killed a man over the weekend.

Police identified the victim as 23-year-old Anthony Matlock, who died of a gunshot wound.

The shooting was reported just after 8am Saturday in the 4500 block of Gus Thomasson Road.

Officers responded to a report of gunfire in an apartment complex parking garage.

Once they arrived, Mesquite police found the victim in an apartment.

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He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police have not released information about a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information can contact the Mesquite Police Department at 972-285-6336 or Researcher A. Soto op 972-216-6704.