Violent Crime

*Carlos Hurtado Fatally Shot Near Cutter Street in Pittsburg

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A 36-year-old man was fatally shot during an altercation late Saturday night in Pittsburg, a police lieutenant said today.  Officers responded to a report of gunshots around 10:20 p.m. in the area of Cutter Street and found Carlos Hurtado suffering from a gunshot wound in a car with his 18-year-old nephew, according to Pittsburg police Lt. Jim Calia.  Hurtado, a Pittsburg resident, was pronounced dead at the scene, Calia said. His nephew was not injured. Police determined Hurtado and his nephew had gotten in a fight with at least two to three other people, Calia said. Hurtado was shot once in the upper body and his nephew then apparently tried to drive him to a hospital, according to Calia. Officers responding to the reported gunshots were given a description of Hurtado’s nephew’s car and, not knowing whether it was the suspect or victim’s vehicle, stopped the car near Railroad Avenue, Calia said. That’s when they found Hurtado injured in the car just before he succumbed to his injuries, according to Calia. No suspects have been arrested, Calia said this morning.  The fatal shooting was Pittsburg’s second homicide this year. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information.

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  • i been knowing him since i was born he was always theeree for me when i need to tawlk to someone he was my bestfriend i love you tio missed and loved and never forgotten you told me that you hope i graduted with good grade and im gettining there im gunna make you happy so i can grauted in to a beatuiful young girl i love you tio and i wish you were here everyone misses you and my uncle jesse says he wishs he could of been here with you so you wouldnt have too die and live us out here in this horrible life i love you and miss you and pray for you everyday i love you and hope you are looking down at all of you family and friends we will bee with you pretty soon i love you and when i see you ima give you a big hugs and kiss i love you tio wishin you were here – love your neice ariana

  • that wass my tio i miss you uncle carlos i have your picture hanging on my wall next to my bed i miss you tio its beend two years since you left us i love you and miss you wishhin you were here i love you

  • It’s been over a year since Carlos was taken from us. I’ve known him since I was a little girl. We done sooo much as a fam. I remember the last time I saw him was about a month before his death. . It was at his daughters softball game. And he was crackin jokes at me and finally met my older son. I left that park telling my fiance what a great man he is (carlos).
    I go to bed every night looking @ his picture next to my bed, thinking about how wrong this is. I miss him soo much and replay that last memory I have with him. He was truly a great man, a great person to be around. Its a huge loss. I wish peace, and comfort 4 his family. And I pray that Carlos now knows how much he is loved!

  • I Love You Daddy .
    I Hope Your Doing Okay .
    I Miss You .
    I Think Of You More & More Everyday .
    I Hope I Live Out My Life The Way You Wanted Me To .

  • Definitely dancing with the Lord homeboy! You will be missed but NEVER forgot. You r “genuine”.
    Much love, Lady V

  • wow…there isnt the enough words to explain how we are feeling. We miss you soo much. You were such a great friend to us. Its hard to know your gone. To no longer see u driving around in your black truck, always so happy to see us. Carlos…You were such a great person, so kind and loving. You will be dealy miss by your community as well as all your friends and family members. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family. Keep smiling down on us will forever be missed but never forgotten!! Our deepest condolences- Roxanne & Juan Montes

  • It’s so hard to believe this is true. My good friend Carlos is no longer here with us. We had just been texting eachother a couple weeks back. Now he is an angel looking down on us. WE LOVE YOU CARLOS! YOU WILL BE REMEMBERED ALWAYS!! REST IN PEACE. ~ C.Silva

  • R.I.P Carlos Hurtado you are in our prayers! You are in a better place now. God bless your Family. The Oropeza’s

  • I can’t belive this. Carlos is one of my best friends. I will for ever miss him. I know Carlos and I’m sure he would rather have it this way, instead of he’s nephew Anthony. 2 of our close friends with in 6 months. looking at all the faces I hadn’t seen in so many years yesterday at his parents house just comfirmed what a great friend he was. I CAN’T BELIVE CARLOS IS GONE. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER I LOVE YOU ALWAYS.

  • I am glad I got out of Pittsburg. I remember when my old friends brother Andrew Sangimino got shoot and killed a couple years ago. I did some research on the shooting and found out that my hometown had a higher murder rate than the national average. It’s a shame. Pittsburg needs a Peace Center, though I don’t think it would be respected. Please pray for Carlos’s family. I will miss you Carlos.

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