Police search for vehicle of interest following deadly shooting of Sgt. Scott Lunger

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HAYWARD, Calif. (KTVU and wires) -- The Hayward Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a vehicle of interest in the investigation of the deadly shooting of Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger.

Police released photos and video of a vehicle that drove to the suspect's home after the shooting around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The vehicle is described as a light colored four door sedan with chrome rims. Investigators want to talk with the driver or any occupants. Anyone who recognizes the vehicle is asked to call the Hayward Police Department's Investigations Division at 510-293-7034.

Lunger, 48, was fatally shot near Myrtle and Lion streets in Hayward at about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday after he and another officer stopped a truck that was being driven erratically.

Police Capt. Mark Koller said Lunger, a 15-year veteran of the department who lived in Brentwood, was shot without warning as he approached the driver's side of the vehicle after he and another officer stopped the suspect.

The other officer returned fire at the suspect, later identified as 21-year-old Mark Anthony Estrada of Oakland, but Estrada managed to flee the scene, according to police.

Estrada eventually wound up at Highland Hospital in Oakland, where he is under guard and being treated for injuries aren't considered life-threatening, police said.

Meanwhile, Lunger's body was escorted Thursday afternoon by officers from Hayward and other agencies from the Alameda County coroner's bureau in Oakland to the Chapel of the Chimes, Hayward officials said.

The funeral service is tentatively scheduled to be held at a church in Castro Valley next Thursday morning, police said. A viewing is tentatively scheduled to be held sometime next Wednesday at the Chapel of the Chimes at 32992 Mission Blvd. in Hayward.

People who want to make donations in memory of Sgt. Lunger should contact the Hayward Police Officers' Association at (510) 293-5010, police said.

Hayward police and the officers' association said they haven't established any accounts on GoFundMe or other crowdfunding sites to raise money for Lunger's family.