MILPITAS (CBS SF) – A man who was killed in a shooting early Thursday morning near a busy Milpitas intersection has been identified as 47-year-old Robert Gutierrez, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.

The victim, who was homeless, was found injured just before 4 a.m. in the 100 block of Dixon Road east of North Milpitas Boulevard where officers responded to a report of gunshots fired, police Sgt. Raj Maharaj said.

Gutierrez was found with a gunshot wound near the Sunnyhills Shopping Center and emergency responders transported him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Maharaj said.

No suspects or arrests have been made in the fatal shooting as of Friday morning, Maharaj said.

Anyone with information on the case has been asked to call police at (408) 586-2400. Those who wish to remain anonymous can send information by calling the department’s crime tip hotline at (408) 586-2500 or visiting

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  1. Robbi Jones says:

    I guess that this is a cheaper way of dealing with the homeless problem that Milpitas does not want to deal with properly.

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