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David Castro biography: 10 things about Houston, Texas boy Gerald Williams allegedly shot


David Xavier Castro was a native of Texas, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas. (a)
  2. He is Paul Castro and Sarah Castro‘s son. (a) (b)
  3. He is one of the grandchildren of David Castro, Martha Castro, Vern Dawson, Maria Dawson, Chuck Fattore and Faith Fattore. (b)
  4. He has a younger sister named Anastasia Castro and a younger brother named Luke Castro. (b)
  5. He went to Westside High School in Houston. (a)
  6. On July 6, 2021, he watched a Houston Astros game with his father and his younger brother. At around 11:00 p.m. on their way home after the game, he was shot in the head while he was with his younger brother in the backseat of the pickup truck their father was driving. The shooter was allegedly driving a white Buick LaCrosse sedan. (a) (c)
  7. On July 8, 2021, he died after spending time on life support. (c)
  8. He died at the age of 17. (c)
  9. After his death, his family made the decision to donate his organs. On July 11, 2021, doctors were able to harvest his lungs, pancreas, kidney, liver and heart, which helped to save the lives of three people. (a)
  10. On August 2, 2021, Gerald Wayne Williams, then 34, the man accused of shooting him on July 6, 2021, surrendered to the Houston Police Department headquarters and denied the accusation. (c)



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