BOYLE HEIGHTS — Police are asking the public to help find the suspect who fatally shot 37-year-old George Castillo early Thursday morning in what is described as a gang-related shooting.
Two other persons were wounded during the shooting that took place at 1:07 a.m. as the victims were standing on a sidewalk in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, according to a statement issued by the L.A. Police Department.
Castillo was transported by paramedics to a local hospital where he died. The other two victims were treated for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and remain hospitalized.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (323) 342-8964. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Sto
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