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Felony warrant #LASPA 00718901, charging Penal Code Section 187(a), (murder), has been issued for the arrest of Antonio Castillo.
(Note: This bulletin was issued in 1991 – the suspect is now 52 years old)
On June 23, 1991, at 1810 hours, the suspect approached the victim in the backyard of 14800 block of Polk street in the Sylmar section of Los Angeles. The suspect was armed with a handgun and asked the victim "Are you looking for me?" As the victim attempted to run, the suspect shot the victim. After the victim fell to the ground, the suspect fired another shot into the victim's body and walked away.
Possible vehicle used: 1980-85 Ford Escort station wagon, light brown or tan, unknown license no.
Aliases: Francisco Salcido Garrido; Antonio Costillo, Refugio Rodriguez; "Teacher"
LA #2351005C, CII #A09622039; no bail; will extradite.
CRIME INFORMATIONSuspect: Castillo, Antonio
Alias: Francisco Salcido Garrido; Antonio Costillo
Date of Birth: Aug 7, 1954
Weapon: .38/.357 caliber revolver, 6
Oddities: Missing little finger on right hand
*NOTE: Age calculated at date of crime.