Man, 23, charged with murder after Brooklyn toddler shot dead in stroller

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NEW YORK (CNN) — A 23-year-old man was arraigned Saturday on a murder charge in the death of a toddler shot as his parents pushed him in a stroller across a Brooklyn street.

Howard Jackson, a prosecutor with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, told reporters Saturday that Daquan Breland faces a criminal possession of a weapon charge in addition to second-degree murder.

At his initial appearance Saturday, Breland was ordered to remain behind bars; he’s scheduled to next be in court September 12, according to Jackson. Breland is on parole for a felony assault in upstate New York, according to police.

A call placed by CNN on Saturday night to his court-appointed attorney, George Sheinberg, was not immediately returned.

Breland and another young man, Daquan Wright, were apprehended Friday morning by New York detectives and U.S. marshals at a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, apartment according to New York police…

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