SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested two males in connection to a September shooting that occurred in the South Van Ness region.
According to the SFPD, two men opened fire upon a group of people on September 8. One victim was shot in his torso. The two suspects fled the scene in an SUV. Both suspects were identified through surveillance video gathered by police.
Jarillo Esteban, 26, was arrested on November 27 at the San Francisco’s Hall of Justice. Esteban was the getaway driver during the shooting. At approximately 2:15 PM, officers were notified that Esteban, showed up for a pre-scheduled probation appointment at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice. SFPD’s Gang Task Force responded and took Jarillo into custody without incident
Castillo was immediately booked at the San Francisco County Jail. At approximately 12:35 p.m., plainclothes officers responded to the 1000 block of Brannan Street to meet with the second suspect and his attorney regarding his surrender. Tony Castillo, 22, of Daly City was placed under arrest.
Both suspects were booked on the charges of attempted murder, assault with a firearm, engaging in criminal gang activity and carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle. Castillo faces additional charges of carrying a loaded firearm and carrying a loaded firearm with the intent to commit a felony.
While arrests have been made, the SFPD is still investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD 24-hour tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. Tipsters may remain anonymous.