12-hour neighborhood lockdown in Hayward ends in dramatic arrest

A police standoff that put an East Bay neighborhood on lockdown for 12 hours ended with a dramatic arrest. (A police standoff that put an East Bay neighborhood on lockdown for 12 hours ended with a dramatic arrest.)

A police standoff that put an East Bay neighborhood on lockdown for 12 hours ended with a dramatic arrest.

Around 2 p.m. on Sunday, SWAT teams surrounded a house in Hayward as what appeared to be gas or smoke poured through the windows. Minutes later, officers escorted a man in handcuffs away from the scene.

It all began at 2 a.m. when police say the suspect shot at an officer during a traffic stop near Winton Avenue and Soto Road.

The officer was not hurt.

Police say the suspect was driving a car that could be connected with a shooting Saturday night.
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