Father of 2 shot and killed

September 26, 2009 8:12:42 PM PDT
Friends and family gathered for the emotional vigil of a father who was shot and killed in East New York. Detectives say someone shot 23-year-old Robert Castro once in the back of the head early Saturday morning.

Castro's wife says the father of two was murdered on his walk home from the grocery store.

During the vigil, Castro's devastated mother made an emotional plea for help in finding her son's killer. The shooting happened in front of 817 Schenck Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

Police were still looking for the gunman.

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