Homicide Investigation Launched in Fremont After Apparent Shooting at Hotel: Police

Fremont's first homicide investigation of the year has been launched after a man who was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound inside the lobby of a hotel later died, according to police.

Officers were first alerted about the incident at about 11:34 p.m. on Saturday when a person called and told authorities that the man was in the lobby of the Extended Stay America Hotel located along Farwell Drive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, police said.

Arriving officers found the man, who has been identified as a 48-year-old Fremont resident, outside the lobby, according to police. Officers administered first aid, but the man was later pronounced dead at the hospital, according to police.

Investigators did find a crime scene inside one of the rooms at the hotel, according to police. Officials said the victim and suspect(s) may have known each other.

At least three suspects have been taken into custody, police announced later Sunday.

An active investigation is ongoing, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fremont Police Department's Investigative Unit at 510-790-6900. People wishing to send an anonymous tip can text "TIP FREMONTPD" followed by a message to 888-777.

The last reported homicide in Fremont came in September 2015, according to police.

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