Arrest made in three-year-old murder investigation

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Good Samaritan's murder solved

GLENDALE - The following is a release from the Glendale Police Department:

Just after 11:30 p.m. on the night of January 27, 2006, an unknown suspect shot James Ledgewood, 30, while he was standing outside the Famous Sam's at 4343 W. Glendale Ave.The suspect then ran from the area, but was chased by two Glendale Police Officers and a security guard from a nearby nightclub.Additional shots were fired, striking the unarmed security guard, Esau Heras-Holguin, 28, and killing him. Investigators asked for the community's assistance with information in solving the case.

From evidence obtained in the case, Glendale Police were able to arrest 30 year old Anthony Matthew Pena yesterday (3/9/09) in Phoenix in connection to the murder of Esau Heras-Holguin and shooting of James Ledgewood.

Ledgewood still suffers from the injuries he received as a result of this shooting.

Pena was booked into the Maricopa County 4th Avenue jail on charges of Murder, Attempted Murder and Shooting into an Occupied Structure.