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Police: Man Wanted In Connection To Shooting Of 3-Year-Old

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who they say is connected to the shooting of a 3-year-old boy in Tioga-Nicetown.

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Sirwayne Dattes, 24, Philadelphia, is wanted for violations of the Uniform Firearms Act and recklessly endangering another person.

Officials believe the 3-year-old was shot by his 6-year-old brother inside of their home on North 18th Street on Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to the home shortly after 3 p.m. to find the child shot in the forehead and they rushed him to the hospital.

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Authorities say they believe the 3-year-old, his 6-year-old brother, and their 12-year-old brother were all home alone.

The child was immediately transported to Temple University Hospital where he was listed in very critical condition.

The child's father, 36-year-old Sirhaven Williams was arrested on Sunday for endangering the welfare of a child and other related charges.

The relationship between Dattes and Williams is unknown at this time.

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Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sirwayne Dattes is asked to contact Northwest Detectives at 215-686-3353 or call 911.

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