HAYWARD (CBS SF) — A shooting involving an officer inside the Hayward BART station led to the station’s closure Wednesday evening, according to BART police.

BART officials said the shooting happened at 7:28 p.m.

BART police initially said that Hayward police fired shots inside the Hayward BART station, but the Hayward Police Department said around 10:20 p.m. via Twitter that the incident was not an officer-involved shooting.

“Officer Involved Shooting means a police officer fires their gun. Our officers did not do that,” Hayward police said via Twitter.

One person, was wanted by the Hayward Police Department, is in custody, according to BART officials.

The Hayward Police Department said via Twitter that a man shot at one of their officers, but that no one was injured in the gunfire.

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As of 8 p.m., trains were running through the Hayward BART station, but were not stopping.

Riders on the Fremont line in the Warm Springs, Fremont and Richmond directions were experiencing major delays.


Hayward police said they are investigating the shooting and “will provide further details as more information is revealed…”

AC Transit was providing a bus bridge between Bayfair, Hayward and South Hayward stations Wednesday night.


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