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.