Sergeant Scott Lunger of the Hayward Police Department, CA (just out-side of San Francisco Bay area) had his life taken yesterday.
Sergeant Scott Lunger was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of Myrtle Street and Lyon Street at approximately 3:15 am.
Sergeant Lunger observed a vehicle driving erratically. He conducted a vehicle stop with the assistance of a second unit. As Sergeant Lunger and the officer approached the vehicle, an occupant opened fire, killing Sergeant Lunger. The other officer on scene returned fire as the vehicle fled. The subject vehicle was found abandoned a short time later. The wounded subject was located and taken into custody.
Sergeant Lunger was on the force for 15 years and became a sergeant in 2009.
He was also on the gang and the SWAT units.
and worst of all,
he leaves behind his wife and two daughters
“There is no why,” said Hayward Police Chief Diane Urban. “It’s an absolutely senseless murder.”