Suspect charged in David Castro’s death released from jail

Gerald Wayne Williams was given a $350,000 bond after being arrested and charged for the incident that occurred on July 6.

HOUSTON — The suspect charged with homicide in the death of 17-year-old David Castro, the teenager shot and killed throughout a highway rage incident after an Astros sport, has been released from jail on bond, court docket information present.

Gerald Wayne Williams, 34, was given a $350,000 bond after being arrested and charged for the incident that occurred on July 6.

Castro and his household had been leaving an Astros sport when Castro’s dad, Paul, obtained right into a verbal altercation with Williams, based on court docket paperwork. Williams allegedly began following the Castro household, and moments later, he pulled out a gun and shot at their automobile.

Castro was struck and later died from the accidents.

It took investigators a number of weeks to establish Williams because the suspect in this case. 

How police recognized Williams

According to court docket paperwork, whereas leaving the Astros sport, Paul Castro, David’s father, had a verbal altercation with a person driving a white Buick. They stated the Buick started following them by means of the downtown space.

Paul Castro sped away to attempt to keep away from the suspect, based on court docket paperwork. As Castro made a U-turn on the East Freeway at Wayside, witnesses informed police a number of gunshots had been fired by means of the again window of Paul Castro’s truck. David Castro was struck and later died from the accidents, authorities stated.

Court paperwork stated officers obtained surveillance video at a close-by Valero and located two shell casings on the turnaround in entrance of the gasoline station.

Police stated a automotive matching the outline was placed on sale by means of Offer Up so that they tracked down the one who posted the advert. According to court docket paperwork, Williams purchased a Buick Lacrosse on May 30, and that the automobile could not be discovered after the lethal capturing.

Police stated the burned automotive was discovered in a area close to Williams’ home and cellular phone information positioned Williams in the world of the capturing on the time it occurred.

Williams’ subsequent court docket date is scheduled for Nov. 16. 

Watch Williams’ first court appearance in the video beneath:

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