A 16-year-old was arrested Saturday night more than three hours after fatally shooting a man at the Springdale West Apartments in West Long Beach, according to police.
Police say the shooting occurred at around 10:30 p.m. at Long Beach Boulevard and 49th Street, an area half a mile north of Scherer Park.
The fatal shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. in the area of 14th Street and Walnut Avenue.
Jalen Jackson, 19, was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder following an investigation that led detectives to believe he was the gunman who shot 31-year-old Nashon Wall on Feb. 2.
“He will be missed by many,” said the man’s sister, who asked not to be named, fearing for her safety. He leaves behind three daughters, she said.
Jose Bustamante Cardenas, 24, was booked on suspicion of murder after contacting police and admitting his involvement in the shooting, according to the Long Beach Police Department. His bail was set at $2 million.
County authorities identified Larry Jefferson, 24, as the victim in the fatal shooting that has since kept neighbors in the area of South Street and Linden Avenue wary of their surroundings.
Long Beach resident Ryan Pearson died from his injuries at a local hospital following a shooting sometime after 9 p.m. Friday in the 6100 block of Long Beach Boulevard, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
A man has since been charged in the shooting death of Tearra Stocker, 35, who was killed in a strip mall in the 6600 block of Cherry Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
A woman was fatally shot Sunday afternoon, and police said a possible suspect was arrested later in Los Angeles following a pursuit.