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May 14, 2010 > Double homicide in Hayward

Double homicide in Hayward

Submitted By Sergeant Steve Brown, Hayward PD

On Sunday, May 9 at approximately 1:07 a.m., the Hayward Police Department Communications Bureau received several 9-1-1 emergency calls of "shots fired" in the area of 21600 Westpark Street. Hayward PD dispatchers received calls from residents in the area of Memorial Way, "A" Street and Westpark Street. Officers found an 18 year-old male, laying near a vehicle parked on Westpark street. He had been shot multiple times and was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. Officers also found another 18 year-old male down on the sidewalk on the passenger's side of the vehicle. This male who also had been shot numerous times, was initially talking to investigating officers. He was transported to Eden Hospital in Castro Valley where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The names of the victims are currently being withheld; however both males were reportedly residing in Hayward.

The motive for the homicides is unknown at this time. A 17 year-old female and a 21 year-old male have been arrested for investigation of homicide. They were seen walking away from the area and fled on foot upon contact by Oakland PD officers. Citizens with further information about this crime are asked to call the Hayward Police Department Investigations Bureau at (510) 293-7034. This is Hayward's 8th and 9th homicide of 2010.

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