HOUSTON – On Tuesday, the Houston Police Department released new surveillance video of the suspected vehicle involved in a road rage shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead.
David Castro was shot in the head following the road rage incident on July 6 after leaving an Astros game with his family.
Houston police described the suspect’s vehicle as 2011-13, white, 4-door, Buick LaCrossee CXL premium package with Venti Ports in the hood, round fog lights and 7-spoke rims.
In a tweet, HPD said the suspect’s vehicle comes slowly from the left on Chartres at Rusk and follows David’s father’s vehicle. In a second video clip, police showed the wanted vehicle coming from the top right at the intersection of Chartes at Commerce.
UPDATE: Surveillance video of suspect vehicle in July 6 fatal road rage shooting. It is a 2011-13, white, 4-door Buick LaCrosse CXL premium package w/ Venti Ports in the hood, round fog lights & 7-spoke rims.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 20, 2021
The vehicle comes slowly from left on Chartres @ Rusk. 1/3 #hounews pic.twitter.com/QTkAaka0av
Paul Castro, David’s father, said the vehicle chased his family down the freeway for more than three miles before shooting at their car.
On July 9, HPD released a sketch of the man accused of shooting David. Police described him as a thin Black or light-skinned Hispanic male, 5′8′' to 5′10 tall with a muscular build in his twenties or thirties.
Anyone with information on the wanted vehicle and suspect (attached sketch) is asked to call HPD Homicide 713-308-3600 or @CrimeStopHOU 713-222-TIPS. Reward is up to $10k in this case.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 20, 2021
More info is at https://t.co/dvZRjDdtcy 3/3 pic.twitter.com/XDI4umEGyO
Crime Stoppers of Houston has increased the reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect to $10,000. If you have information call 713-222-TIPS.