Male dead, one arrested in fatal shooting

HAYWARD — A person was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a male victim found near a school campus Monday, authorities said.

In a statementpolice said officers responded around 8:30 am to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 27000 block of Whitman Street, close to Tennyson High School.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive male suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite efforts from first responders, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity his was not available from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office coroner’s bureau Monday night.

Police said a person was arrested in connection to the shooting, but declined to identify the person or a specific charge.

Anyone with information may call Hayward police Det. Justin Green at 510-293-7176 and reference Case No. 2022-032722.

Staff writer Harry Harris contributed to this report. Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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