Tyler Jenkins is a sailor in the US Navy who would come home and find his wife in bed with another man so he would pull out a gun and shoot him three times causing his death. According to court documents Tyler Jenkins would fatally shoot Timothy Paul Talley III, 28, three times however would not shoot his wife. When police arrived at the scene in Virginia Beach Tyler Jenkins asked the officers what he did wrong before being arrested. Tyler Jenkins has been charged with second degree murder and apparently has already confessed to the murder.
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A U.S. Navy sailor is behind bars, facing several charges after court documents say he admitted to shooting his wife’s boyfriend three times, killing him.
The documents say before his arrest, Tyler Jenkins, 26, asked Virginia Beach police officers, “What am I doing wrong? Did y’all get the gun that I shot him with?”
It all happened an apartment on Crystalline Place, near Town Center in Virginia Beach on Friday night. Jenkins’ wife called 911 after the shooting.
Police said the victim is 28-year-old Timothy Talley III. Family members said he is also a Navy sailor, but he wasn’t stationed in Hampton Roads.
Documents say Jenkins’ wife told police she was engaged in a “sexual act” with Talley at the time of the shooting. She told investigators she feared for her life, because she thought Jenkins was trying to shoot both of them.
Once police officers arrived, documents say Jenkins told them he fired three shots at Talley, and let investigators know where to find the gun.
Jenkins’ preliminary hearing has been set for May 12. He faces Second-Degree Murder, Attempted Malicious Wounding and gun charges.
Court documents show Jenkins started his time in the Navy in 2014.
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A U.S. Navy sailor fatally shot his wife’s boyfriend after catching them “engaged in a sexual act” inside their Virginia Beach home Friday, according to court documents.
Tyler Lamar Jenkins, 26, was arraigned Monday on one count of second-degree murder and a firearms charge in the killing of a 28-year-old California man, Timothy Talley III
A bail determination sheet filed in Virginia Beach District Court said Jenkins’ wife called 911 to report that her husband had shot her boyfriend in their residence. Police responded to an apartment complex in the 4800 block of Crystalline Place at 9:47 p.m., where they found Talley with multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced him dead.
Court documents filed in the case state the wife told police that Jenkins entered the room where she was engaged in a sexual act with Talley, and Jenkins fired a gun at Talley. The incident, she said, made her fear for her life.
A police news release issued Saturday described the slaying as “a domestic related shooting death,” but did not describe the relationship between Talley and Jenkins and didn’t provide a motive for the shooting.
Court records state that after Jenkins told police someone was having sex with his wife in their house, he asked “What am I doing wrong?” Jenkins admitted to police that he shot Talley three times. The gun was recovered at the scene.
According to the bail determination sheet, Jenkins has been employed by the U.S. Navy since 2014. Hewas denied a public defender due to his income and is scheduled to appear in court on May 12. A bond hearing may be scheduled once he retains a private attorney.