Hayward Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

We are heartbroken to report that Hayward Police Department Sergeant Scott Lunger was killed in the line of duty this…

Posted by Hayward Police Department on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger, age 48, was shot about 3:15 a.m. after he stopped a white Chevrolet pickup that was swerving on the road and driving erratically.

After the driver stopped, he was involved in a confrontation with police, and then shot Lunger without warning. Lunger’s partner fired back. Police as of Wednesday did not release whether they new if the driver of the pickup truck was shot or injured. A white pickup truck that matched the offender’s vehicle description and was found in Oakland with bullet holes.

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