2 California men arrested after driver who crashed into their car on Halloween fatally shot

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Source: San Jose police; MEGA

Nov. 5 2021, Published 2:22 p.m. ET

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Two California suspects are behind bars after they got into a minor car crash and allegedly followed the driver responsible and shot him dead, police said.

On Oct. 31, a man was driving in San Jose when he crashed into several vehicles, The Mercury News reported, citing a source.

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Alfred Richard Castillo II and Efrain Xavier Anzures, 27, were in a damaged car and Castillo began following the man, whose identity police have not released.

Around 3:40 p.m. and a mile away from the crash site, Anzures allegedly shot the driver, according to the newspaper.

The man was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

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Eyewitness descriptions of the car the suspects drove helped police track down Castillo and he was placed under arrest the same day. Authorities took Anzures into custody on Nov. 1, according to police.

Anzures is accused of murder with a charging enhancement for allegedly using a gun. Castillo faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon for using his car to carry out the alleged crime, and accessory to murder after the fact.

Anzures and Castillo are being held without bail at the Santa Clara County Main Jail.

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