One dead after the Hayward Police Department shot the suspect after a vehicle pursuit Monday morning. The suspect was shot multiple times by Hayward police and was declared dead at the scene.
The shooting happened at around 10 a.m. According to Hayward PD Officer Cassondra Fovel, the events began in Hayward, and the police chase led into the Alameda County community of Castro Valley.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, Hayward PD, and the California Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.
Police said the incident was connected to a carjacking.
According to Hayward police spokesperson Officer Cassondra Foverl, the incident started before 10 a.m. when officers were dispatched to Gary Drive because of a domestic dispute.
The suspect went to the home of a domestic partner and fired a gun after he was asked to leave.
Police claim no one was injured in that shooting.
Officers saw the vehicle, and a police chase began. The suspect drove at the speed limit from Hayward and to eastbound Highway 580.
The suspect got off the freeway at Eden Canyon Road and lost control of the car. The suspect got out and started running as officers approached the vehicle. According to Fovel, officers opened fire when he tried to carjack another car in the area.
At least one bullet hit the suspect.
Fovel said the suspect was holding a gun when he attempted the carjacking and was involved in a separate carjacking incident Monday morning in Emeryville.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.