Hayward police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year after a 42-year-old man was found fatally shot in a home.
Officers responded to the 22000 block of S. Garden Ave. at about 8:27 a.m. Sunday to conduct a welfare check at a residence after getting reports of a possible shooting, police said.
Officers found the victim inside the home suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. The victim, whose name isn't being released at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one was in custody as of Monday, according to police.
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An investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Detective Humpert at 510-293-7176.