News Release, Police Department

Homicide Investigation - Foothill Blvd/Hazel Ave

October 4, 2021


Media Contact:

Officer Cassondra Fovel

(510) 293-7064


Homicide Investigation – Foothill Blvd/Hazel Ave

HAYWARD, Calif., October 4, 2021— On Friday, October 1, 2021, at about 11:05PM, officers responded to the 22000 block of Foothill Blvd regarding the report of a vehicle collision with an injured person inside, possibly suffering from a gunshot wound.

Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle facing southbound Foothill Blvd, south of Hazel Ave with major front-end damage, consistent with having been involved in a collision. Located inside the vehicle was a 21-year-old unknown race male, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Emergency medical personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to Eden Hospital for treatment where he was later pronounced deceased.

The identity of the deceased man is known, however is being withheld at this time, pending notifications to his next of kin.

At this time, it is unknown if any other vehicles were involved in the collision.

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

We want to thank the community for their patience as we continue this investigation. We will release additional details as soon as they are available.

The Hayward PD case number is 2021-57165. This is Hayward’s 5th homicide in 2021.

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