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Man Sought In Shooting Of 3-Year-Old Arrested

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — State police in Indiana County arrested a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy.

Authorities tracked down 18-year-old Gregory Dalton on Main Street in the Blacklick section of Burrell Township around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Pittsburgh police said Dalton was in the room with 3-year-old Zy’Miere Sewell when he was shot in the head at an apartment on Tioga Street in Homewood last week.

Investigators also said the gun belonged to Dalton. They believe he took it when he fled from the scene.

An arrest warrant was issued for Dalton last weekend.

A 1-year-old girl was also in the bedroom but was not hurt during the shooting.

KDKA’s Ralph Iannotti reports:

Aaron Watt is the pastor of New Grace Missionary Baptist Church, located across the street from the shooting scene. He also spoke at the child’s funeral.

Watt told KDKA-TV that he hopes arrest will bring some closure, but there are still more questions than answers.

Dalton was scheduled to be arraigned overnight on charges of criminal homicide, carrying a firearm without a license and recklessly endangering another person.

KDKA’s Heather Abraham reports:

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