WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Two men were arrested Friday in northeastern Pennsylvania in the death of a New York City toddler who was shot in his stroller last weekend.

Daquan Breland, 23, and Daquan Wright, 19, waived extradition at a hearing and were being taken back to New York, the Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes-Barre reported.

The men were taken into custody about 6 a.m. Friday at an apartment complex in Wilkes-Barre, said Martin Pane, U.S. marshal for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Authorities had been seeking the New York City men for questioning in Sunday’s death of 1-year-old Antiq Hennis in Brooklyn.

Authorities said the boy’s father was pushing him in a stroller while crossing a street when multiple shots were fired. The child was struck in the left side of his face and later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police believe that the father, Anthony Hennis, 21, was the intended target and that the gunfire may have been gang-related.

Hennis had just picked up Antiq at the home of the baby’s mother, Cherise Miller, to take him to visit Hennis’ grandmother, police said. Hennis put the boy in the stroller and was pushing him across the street when four shots were fired, police said.

Witnesses said the two suspects were standing in the street when Wright handed the gun to Breland, who they allege did the shooting. The gun has not been recovered.

Only the father was present with the baby at the time of the shooting. He has not cooperated in the investigation, according to New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg called the killing “a tragedy for Antiq’s family, for this community, for the entire city.”