Sheriff’s Office trying to identify vehicle from a shooting on Nov. 4, 2022

ARROYO GRANDE — San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation of a shooting that occurred in November 2022.

On Nov. 4, 2022, deputies responded to the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, where a male was transported after sustaining a gunshot wound. The victim, Arroyo Grande resident Alexander Montero Pille (28), died at the hospital. 

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Sheriff's Asking for Publics Help in Shooting Investigation

According to a press release from the Sheriff’s office, the involved parties who were present during the incident and transported Pille to the hospital initially reported the shooting was related to a road rage incident on Los Berros Rd. During the investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives learned the victim was with the involved parties in a vehicle near the Lopez Lake area of rural Arroyo Grande when the incident occurred. Based on the investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives believe the shooting was unrelated to a road rage incident. One of the involved parties in this incident is currently in custody at the San Luis Obispo County Jail. 


No additional names or information regarding this incident are being released due to the ongoing investigation. 

The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who saw a newer dark grey lifted Toyota Tacoma with gold rims (refer to included photos) on the evening of the initial incident on Nov. 4, 2022, near the Lopez Lake area to contact Sheriff’s Detectives at (805) 781-4500.