Police Department, Public Safety

Homicide Investigation

January 16, 2020

HAYWARD, Calif.,— On Monday, January 13th, 2020, at about 12:30 AM, officers were called to the 22000 block of Alice Street for a report of gunshots heard in the area.  Upon arrival, they located a man suffering from gunshot wounds.  The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased by medical staff.

The Alameda County Coroner’s Office and the Hayward Police Department have identified the victim in the homicide as 21-year-old, Garland Scott from Hayward.

During the incident, Garland Scott was outside in the 22000 block of Alice when he was shot by an unknown suspect(s) who fled the scene.

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

We want to thank the community for their patience as we continue this investigation.

This is Hayward’s 2nd homicide of 2020 and the 2nd within 24 hours.  At this point there is no evidence the homicides are related.  This appears to be an isolated incident and there is no danger to the general public.  The Hayward PD case number is 2020-02677.



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