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* Jesus Castro arrested for alleged disturbance after bringing in a stabbing victim to Gilroy Hospital

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The Gilroy Police Department is working to uncover the story behind a young man who ended up at a local hospital with a serious stab wound and the “belligerent” cohort that brought him there, police said.Officers were notified at 6:37 p.m. Sunday by the staff of a local hospital that a stabbing victim, apparently around 18 years old, had been brought to the hospital via private vehicle, police said.Responding police found the young man, who is from Hollister, and determined that though his wound was serious, it was not life threatening, police said. The young man was “uncooperative” with police, providing multiple different accounts of what had happened before he was stabbed, police said.Officers then turned to questioning the man that had driven the victim to the hospital, 18-year-old Jesus Castro, police said. Castro also refused to cooperate with officer’s inquiries, police said.When Castro was denied entry into the area where his friend was being treated for the stab wound, he became irate, police said. After becoming disruptive and threatening hospital staff members, Castro was asked to leave the hospital grounds, police said.Castro refused repeated requests from both hospital staff and police officers to leave the area, and was ultimately arrested for trespassing and resisting, obstructing, or delaying a police officer, police said.After being booked at the Gilroy police jail, Castro was transported to Santa Clara County’s main jail, police said.Based on information collected during their investigation, police are investigating the young man’s stabbing as a gang crime, police said. The type of crime for which suspects are being sought was classified by the department as assault with a deadly weapon and mayhem, according to the police report.

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