David Hayward Taken into Custody

On 8/23/17 at 1730 hours, Chief Carter received a call and arraigned for the surrender of David Hayward .  Hayward was taken into custody without incident.


On 08/22/2017 at 0615 hours, Harrisburg Police responded to the 1100 block of Herr St for a shooting.  Officers found a vehicle parked on the south side of Herr near Cameron Street with two occupants.  The front seat passenger had a gunshot wound to the chest.   

Through the investigation, David Hayward was the shooter.  After Hayward fired the gun he fled east on Herr Street.  The victim was taken to Hershey Medical Center and was listed in serious condition.  He is expected to recover.

Hayward is wanted for a previous incident that occurred on 7/16/17.  In this incident Hayward was charged with Statutory Sexual Assault, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Unlawful Contact with a Minor, and Corruption of a Minor. https://dauphin.crimewatchpa.com/hbgpd/3271/warrants/hayward-david-t-jr-involuntary-deviate-sexual-intercourse-less-16-years-age-and-more-4

Hayward is considered armed and dangerous

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Hayward is asked to 717-255-6516 or 717-255-3175.

Incident Date: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:15am

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Cameron & Herr Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103