HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) — Hundreds of Jeep drivers lined Colorado Boulevard on Wednesday to pay tribute to Kendrick Castillo, who was shot to death while taking down a gunman at STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7.
Castillo was an avid “Jeeper.”READ MORE: Check Out The Winning Entries In The Iconic Colorado Driver's License Contest
Jeep groups from across the state escorted Castillo’s hearse and his family to a Highlands Ranch church where a celebration of life was held for the teen.
“As soon as we heard that Kendrick was a Jeeper, it kind of spread like wildfire throughout the Jeep community,” said Catherine Fanaro, founder of Colorado Jeep Girls.READ MORE: 'We Heard Bam! Bam! Bam!': 11-Year-Old Boy Shot In Aurora Sunday Night