Matthew Jonathan Luis Hurtado, a 28-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers on Friday, Oct. 6, in the 700 block of Encanto Parkway in Duarte, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Hurtado was wanted in connection with an Oct. 5 shooting at a family gathering in Pasadena in which a 19-year-old man and 16-year-old girl were wounded, Pasadena Police Lt. Jesse Carrillo said. The girl was treated and released, but the man was critically injured and is still hospitalized.
A task force of officers from multiple agencies began looking for Hurtado on Oct. 6, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza said. Hurtado, a parolee, was considered armed and dangerous.
At 1 p.m., the task force — comprised of U.S. Marshals and officers from the Pasadena Police Department, Glendale Police Department and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation — found Hurtado inside his ...