A 16-year-old boy was killed Monday night in an apprent drive-by shooting in unincorporated Hayward, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff's deputies responded about 6:45 p.m. to a report of a shooting at Princeton Street near Smalley Avenue in unincorporated Hayward, where they found the boy suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound, sheriff's officials said.
Paramedics responded and pronounced the boy dead at the scene.
Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots, and sheriff's officials believe a vehicle might be involved. Detectives were on the scene late Monday trying to gather more information.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Alameda County Sheriff's Office investigations bureau at 510-667-3636.