News Release, Police Department

Press Release - Homicide Investigation

February 28, 2022


Media Contact:

Officer Cassondra Fovel

(510) 293-7064



Homicide Investigation

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 28, 2022— On Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at about 8:27 AM officers responded to the 22000 block of S. Garden Ave to conduct a welfare check at a residence after receiving reports of a possible shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located one victim inside the residence who suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Emergency medical personnel arrived and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.  

The victim, a 42-year-old Hispanic male, has been identified, however his name is being withheld at this time.

There is no one in custody for this incident.

Anyone with information related to this homicide is asked to call Detective Humpert at 510-293-7176.

More details will be released as soon as they are available. We want to thank the community for their patience during this active investigation.

The Hayward PD case number is 2021-011447. This is Hayward’s first homicide of 2022.

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