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2 arrested in Luzerne County in case of baby shot to death in stroller

By 69 News & Associated Press, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 06 2013 10:26:01 AM CDT
Updated On: Sep 06 2013 01:38:37 PM CDT

flyer bearing an image of Antiq Hennis, the 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk with his parents, is posted on a wall outside an apartment complex, Monday, Sept. 1, 2013, in the Brownsville neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York Police Department investigators believe the boy's father may have been the intended target and are pursuing leads.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -

Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a toddler in New York City over the weekend, authorities in Luzerne County said.

The New York residents, who are being called persons of interest, were taken into custody without incident at the Sherman Hills complex at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, police said.

No charges were immediately filed.

Authorities in New York said Antiq Hennis was being pushed in a stroller by his mother and father while crossing a street in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn about 7:20 p.m. Sunday when multiple shots were fired.

They said the child was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital with a gunshot wound to the left side of his face and later died.