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Matthew Castillo, 29
San Jose, California
August 16, 2015

Agencies: San Jose Police Department California

Cause of death: shooting

Last updated: about 3 years ago

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San Jose police fatally shot Matthew Castillo when he allegedly reached for a handgun when contacted by officers late Sunday night. Police on Monday said the Castillo was a suspect in a homicide that happened on August 13, 2015. Sergeant Enrique Garcia said police approached the suspect while conducting a follow-up investigation. However, a pair of officers fired their duty weapons and struck the man when he made a move to grab his own firearm. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, adding that no other injuries were reported.