Home Invaders Kill Delaware Man; Teen Girl Dies in Crossfire: Police

One of two suspects in a Delaware home invasion that resulted in the deaths of a man and teenage girl, who police said accompanied the suspects, surrendered overnight.

Saleem Shabazz, 21, and Matthew Harrington, 23, both of Philadelphia, allegedly entered a home on the 1400 block of John Clark Road in Dover, Delaware, around 1:40 a.m. Saturday.

A woman told police one of the suspects shot her father, later identified as Clifton Leager, 52, who lived at the home, during a struggle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Leager’s son, who was inside the home at the time, was also shot during the altercation but managed to chase after the suspects as they fled. Leager’s son was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released.

During the chase, more shots were fired and a teen, identified by state police as 18-year-old Haley Henwood, of Philadelphia, was struck. Henwood was taken to the hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead. Investigators said Henwood accompanied Shabazz and Harrington to the home.

Around 8 p.m. Sunday, Harrington turned himself in to Buckingham Township Police in Pennsylvania. He remained jailed in Bucks County awaiting extradition on murder charges, police said.

Investigators continued to search for Shabazz – a slim man, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds – who is considered armed and dangerous. Shabazz is wanted for murder, armed robbery and related counts.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a four-door dark-colored SUV.

Police asked anyone with information on Shabazz's whereabouts to call 911 or contact Det. D. Grassi at 302-365-8441.

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