Investigation Leads to Arrest in June Murder Case

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Long Beach Police arrested a man in connection with a murder that occurred earlier this year.

On June 5, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of E. 17th Street, which resulted in the death of 20-year-old Anthony Holston of Long Beach.

On November 20, 2015, Long Beach Police arrested Luis Jerardo Reyes, 27-years-old and a resident of Long Beach, after an extensive investigation.

On November 24, 2015, detectives presented their case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office who charged Reyes with the murder of Anthony Holston, attempt murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and a gang enhancement. Reyes is being held in Los Angeles County Jail on $3,000,000 bail.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the murder is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes and Oscar Valenzuela at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit

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