SF State student killed in the Mission District
August 26, 2008 12:07 PM
SF State student Jorge "George" Hurtado, 18, was shot and killed by an armed assailant Sunday morning while walking home from the 24th Street Bart Station, said Sgt.Wilfred Williams of the San Francisco Police Department. The shooting took place in the area of 23rd and Treat Street around 1:30 a.m.
The gunman ran to a sport utility vehicle parked a block away on 22nd Street after firing a series of shots at Hurtado. The suspect fled the scene headed northbound on Treat Street, according to SFPD witness reports.
Hurtado attended classes at SF State during the Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 semesters as part of the Step to College program to help public high school students transition from high school to their first year at the university.
Police are continuing their investigation and ask the public to contact their anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444 if you have any information.
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