A U.S. Navy sailor allegedly gunned down his wife’s lover after catching them having sexual relations at the married couple's Virginia home on Friday, March 11.

The accused, Tyler Lamar Jenkins, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder and a firearms rap for fatally shooting 28-year-old California man Timothy Paul Talley III, after catching him having sex with his wife at the couple’s residence in Virginia Beach on Friday, New York Post reported.

Talley was reportedly struck multiple times during the “domestic-related shooting” and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Friday, Jenkins’ wife called 911 and reported that her husband had shot her boyfriend in their residence. Following this, the police immediately responded to Jenkins' apartment complex located in the 4800 block of Crystalline Place at around 9:47 p.m. After reaching the scene, law enforcement found Talley lying unconscious with multiple gunshot wounds in a pool of blood. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Jenkins' wife, the suspect entered their room while she was “engaged in a sexual act” with Talley and allegedly opened fire at her boyfriend, striking him multiple times.

Following the killing, the authorities took Jenkins into custody at his residence without incident, the Virginian Pilot reported.

While being taken into custody, Jenkins told the officers that he was just reacting to seeing someone having sex with his wife in his own house, and asked the officers “What am I doing wrong?”

When questioned about the murder, Jenkins admitted to shooting Talley three times, resulting in his death. They reportedly recovered the gun that Jenkins used to kill his wife’s lover from the residence.

Meanwhile, a police news release was issued on Saturday, March. 12 described the slaying as “a domestic-related shooting death.” However, the news release did not describe the relationship between Talley and Jenkins.

Jenkins has been employed by the U.S. Navy since 2014. He currently remains held without bond and was reportedly denied a public defender due to his income. He is set to appear in court on May 12. It is reported that a bond hearing may be scheduled once he retains a private attorney.

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