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Long Beach Police make arrest in investigation of murder in the 700 block of E. Esther Street

On June 1, 2022, detectives from the Special Investigations Division located and arrested Jalen Jackson, a 19-year-old resident of Long Beach for the Feb. 2, 2022, murder of Nashon Wall.

Detectives located Jackson near the area of 5th Street and Long Beach Boulevard and subsequently took him into custody. He was booked for one count of murder and is currently being held on $2,000,000 bail. Detectives will present the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office later this week for filing consideration.

Detectives are still actively working to determine the motive for this incident, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Donald Collier or Leticia Gamboa at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

This article was released by Long Beach Police Department.