Cause of death: shooting
Last updated: almost 3 years ago
The car 19-year-old Castro was believed to be traveling in was spotted in San Luis Obispo County. California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office responded, chased the vehicle, and engaged in a shootout with Castro.
He fled the shooting in his gold 1997 Saturn and ran into a residential area, entering a mobile home. The woman occupying the mobile home was quickly exited to safety, but Castro slipped out of the home and stole the woman’s truck, firing at authorities upon driving away.