News Release, Police Department

Homicide Investigation - 900 block of W. Tennyson Road

August 2, 2023


Media Contact:

Officer Cassondra Fovel 


Homicide Investigation – 900 block of W. Tennyson Road 



HAYWARD, Calif., On Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at about 10:25 P.M., officers responded to the report of a shooting near the 900 block of W. Tennyson Road.  


Officers arrived on scene and discovered two shooting victims 


The first victim, a 15-year-old male and Hayward resident, was treated by medical personnel but was pronounced deceased at the scene. 


The second victim, a 37-year-old male and resident of Hayward, was transported to a local hospital where he received medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the shooting.  


The identities of both victims are being withheld at this time. 


There is currently no one in custody for this incident.  


This is an active investigation and additional details will be released as they become available. 


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


The Hayward Police Department case number is 2023-43047. This is Hayward’s sixth homicide of 2023. 


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