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LaSalle Suspect Arrested by APD

A suspect in a murder on LaSalle Street has been arrested by the Amarillo Police Department.

Jon Santos Delgado-Gordon was arrested in East Amarillo, on Thursday, in connection with a murder on the 1600 block of LaSalle. Delgado-Gordon was reportedly found and arrested in the 7000 block of East Interstate 40.

Delgado-Gordon was arrested in connection with the Monday murder of Jacob Valdez. Valdez was found deceased at the home in the 1600 block of LaSalle on Monday. Valdez was not a resident of the address.

Delgado-Gordon was arrested following the collection of information by the Amarillo Police Department's Proactive Criminal Enforcement Unit.

Delgado-Gordon was booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

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