Cyrus Hurtado Killed by Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
15215 Fern Ave
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A deputy fatally shot Hurtado after the 17-year-old attacked his grandfather with a martial arts club and pointed a rifle at responding deputies. Family members said Hurtado suffered from mental illness.

Victim's Name: Cyrus Hurtado

Agency Responsible: Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 17

Race: White

Date of Death: July 9, 2015

County: Santa Cruz

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 625

Geography: Rural

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