Frederick gang member sentenced to 7 years


A Frederick, Maryland, man entered a guilty plea on Thursday for his participation in a criminal gang. 

Jose Castellano, 20, was sentenced to 7 years after he shot a man in the foot. Castellano is a part of the 18th street gang and the fight started because of another gang, MS 13. In December 2016, the Frederick Police Department responded to area of Hillcrest Drive for a firearm discharge.

When they arrived, they found the victim who said he saw his friend get attacked by a group. When he tried to help him, that is when he got shot. The victim was able to identify Castellano from a photo array.

According to the new release, Castellano has an ICE detainer. 

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