Matthew Castillo Killed by San Jose Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3100 Senter Road
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Police were investigating a recent homicide when two officers fired at Castillo, a suspect, after he reached for a handgun, according to police.

Victim's Name: Matthew Castillo

Agency Responsible: San Jose Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: August 16, 2015

County: Santa Clara

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 745

Geography: Urban

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