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Friday 10/23/2015 1:22 PM - Shots Fired Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) (805)781-4547
Type of Incident: Shots Fired Update
Date and Time of Incident: 10-22-15, Approximately 1:30 PM
Place of Occurrence: 1500 block Ocean Street, Oceano
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Jose Angel Castillo, 38, Oceano
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing new information on a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Ocean Street in Oceano on 10-22-15. Deputies were able to determine the shots were fired from a home at that location. It appears the shots were fired at a passing car. No one was hurt. Detectives have determined this incident was gang related. The vehicle in that incident has been recovered. There is evidence of bullet holes in the vehicle. Witnesses confirm hearing shots in the vicinity of the residence as well as seeing a vehicle leaving the area at the time shots were heard. A gun was recovered at the scene that is believed to be the weapon involved in this incident. As a result of the investigation, 38-year-old Jose Angel Castillo of Oceano was arrested on a charge of attempted murder. This incident is still under investigation by Detectives of the Sheriff's Gang Task Force.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 10/23/2015 1:22 PM