On April 22nd 2017, 21 year old Santiago Vasquez was hanging out with friends for a birthday party at College Heights Park off Fielding Drive here in Hayward, when he was shot and killed.
As a result of a determined and thorough investigation by the Criminal Investigations Bureau along with the assistance of the Patrol Division, we have arrested three suspects in the case. Their names and charges are:
(S) Jose Esquivel: Murder 187(A) PC, and several weapons charges.
(S) Carlos Guevara: Murder 187(A) PC, and several weapons charges.
(S) Miguel Mata: Accessory to commit Murder 32 PC, and several weapons charges.
We would like to thank Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshall’s Office for their assistance with this case. We appreciate the continued support and effort by the community who aided us in making these arrests.