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Houston Police Department
News Release
Friday, February 23, 2018

Suspect Arrested, Charged in
Fatal Shooting at 8217 Fulton

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 8217 Fulton Street about noon on September 17, 2017.

The suspect, John Castillo (H/m, 46), is charged with murder in the 178th State District Court.  A photo of Castillo is attached to this news release.

The victim, Linda Palomo, 54, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Officer J. Roscoe reported:

Relatives found Ms. Palomo deceased inside her apartment.  She suffered a gunshot wound and her death was subsequently ruled a homicide by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

Further investigation identified Palomo's boyfriend, Castillo, as a suspect in this case and, on Thursday (Feb. 22), he was arrested and charged with her murder.

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