Arrest Made in the Homicide on Woodmeadow Parkway

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, at approximately 1:49 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Estara Apartments, located at 11265 Woodmeadow Pkwy.  Upon arrival, patrol officers found the victim Jesse Avila, Jr, a 26-year-old Latin male, with a gunshot wound to his head in a vehicle.

During the Homicide investigation, detectives determined that suspect Alex Castillo, a 27-year old Latin male, was responsible for the murder of the victim.  The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Homicide Unit, where detectives interviewed him.  After his interview, suspect Castillo was transported to the Dallas County Jail and booked for murder.  A magistrate will set his bond.