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It was called a road rage death on the Central Coast, but now detectives say the truth is different

An impromptu memorial has popped up at the Thousand Oaks intersection where a pro-Israeli demonstrator was fatally injured Sunday.
Lance Orozco
Investigators now think there's a much different story behind what was initially reported as a road rage death on the Central Coast.

Detectives not releasing details, but they say one person is in custody.

It was reported to be a road rage incident on the Central Coast, which left a man dead. Detectives now think the story is much different.

On November 4th of last year, Alexander Pille was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound. The 28-year-old man died. The people who brought Pille to the hospital told San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies he had been shot by someone on Los Berros Road, near Arroyo Grande.

Detectives now think it wasn’t a road rage incident. They say the shooting happened near Lake Lopez, with the group of people who brought him to the hospital.

Investigators won’t release any other details. But they say one person involved with the death is now being held at the San Luis Obispo County jail.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.