Hayward police say they shot suspect carrying reproduction weapon

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HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) — Hayward Police revealed late in the present day {that a} suspect they shot this morning had been waving a duplicate weapon.

“It was an Asian male in his 20’s,” stated Officer Claudia Mau. “So the rationale we obtained referred to as by group members is that they stated he was on the market waving a gun within the air.”

“Was he making threats?” we requested.

“I’m not conscious presently,” stated Officer Mau.

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It occurred on the intersection of Mission Blvd and Valley Vista.

The intersection of Mission Boulevard and Valle Vista Avenue remained closed for many of the morning whereas police carried out their investigation.

They anticipate the suspect to outlive his wounds, however won’t, but determine him. Particulars stay restricted.

Police won’t say what sort of weapon the suspect had, or whether or not he threatened officers with it.

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Hayward Police have saved their solutions to the naked minimal.

“It is a prison investigation and an inner investigation. Inner affairs are concerned, and the sheriff’s division is doing an impartial investigation.”

We do know that cops had been sporting physique cameras.

The Division says it’s going to make that footage accessible.

Meantime, the 2 officers concerned are on paid go away, which is the widespread protocol.

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