Injured shooting suspect booked for attempted murder

Michael Castillo was booked into Pima County Jail on several charges, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder Photo: Image by Tucson Police Department

Injured shooting suspect booked for attempted murder

By Phil Villarreal. CREATED Sep 3, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson police booked a man injured in an April officer-involved shooting on suspicion of several crimes, including attempted first-degree murder.

Police say Michael Castillo, 36, exchanged gunfire with police serving a weapons-related search warrant in the 2600 block of North 14th Avenue on April 11. Officers shot and injured him and he had been hospitalized since. He has now been booked into the Pima County Jail on two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of prohibited possessor and one count of unlawful possession of narcotic drugs.

The officers were not injured in the incident.