Castillo hearing postponed

January 23, 2009 7:31:36 AM PST
An Orange County teenager charged with killing his father then opening fire on his high school was expected in court today.Eyewitness News has learned Alvaro Castillo will not be in court today. Instead, his hearing is postponed for Feb. 2.

The hearing could finally reveal whether Alvaro Castillo will plead guilty or not guilty to the charges against him.

Castillo was arrested in 2006, hours after allegedly shooting his father and then firing several shots at Orange High School. Two students were injured.

Castillo's lawyer says his client suffers from a debilitating mental illness. Prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty.


Load Comments