Bear, DE – On October 20, 2020, at approximately 11:58 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Wawa located at 1100 Pulaski Highway, Bear, for a reported shooting. The investigation determined 24-year-old Daniel Hayeof Wilmington had an altercation in the parking lot and subsequently was shot twice while standing outside of a vehicle. Haye was transported to an area hospital by ambulance for a gunshot wound to his torso and leg and died on October 21, 2020 as a result of his injuries.
This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective D. Grassi with Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-365-8411. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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