On January 12, 2019, at approximately 11:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a local hospital to assist the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department with a victim of a gunshot wound to the upper torso.
The preliminary investigation indicates a female and male witnesses brought the victim to a hospital in Lakewood, CA. The victim later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Witnesses could not provide details of where the incident occurred, a possible location in the area of Paramount and South was searched but no evidence of a shooting was found.
The victim is being identified as 25-year-old Keshawn Castilow of Anaheim, CA.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Sean Irving, Ben Vargas, and Ricardo Solorio at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.
The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.