Police identify suspect in Sharpstown fatal shooting case


HOUSTON – Houston police filed murder charges Wednesday against a suspect accused of fatally shooting a man in Sharpstown.

On. Nov. 23, investigators said Gerrardo De Los Santos, 23, was walking around 8:45 p.m. to his apartment at 5959 Bissonnet. While walking, officers said Arnold Castillo, 21, approached De Los Santos and attempted to fight the victim. Police said Castillo pulled a gun and fired at De Los Santos.

The victim was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he died.

Detectives said they have identified Castillo as the man responsible for De Los Santos' death. 

Anyone with information on Castillo's whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600  or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.