NEWARK (CBS SF) – A 19-year-old Hayward man was wounded in an apparent shooting Sunday morning in Newark, police said Monday.

Officers responded at 6:14 a.m. to help a person who said they suffered a gunshot wound in the area of Thornton Avenue and Cedar Boulevard.

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Officers located the man who police said suffered “some type of wound to an upper extremity.” The man was taken to a hospital and released later in the day, police said.

Detectives do not believe the shooting was random. Police are still looking into where the man was when he was wounded.

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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to get in touch with Detective Todd Nobbe at (510) 578-4937 or at

Information can be left anonymously by (510) 578-4965.

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