Male Shoots Infant In Domestic Dispute With Family

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Aug 1,2022

Philadelphia Police are looking to arrest 45 year old Santos Diaz. It was yesterday, July 31,2022 that he was involved in a verbal and physical  argument with a family on the 2200 block of E. Ontario Street.   For unknown reasons, police said that Diaz pulled out a pistol and fired shots at the family, before running away.

Two of the gunshots connected with family members. A 17 year old male was grazed and did not require any medical treatment. A 10 month old infant was shot in the hand and rushed to St. Christopher’s Hospital For Children. The infant is listed in  stable condition. The baby , a female was taken by private vehicle to the hospital.


Sanmtos Diaz is considered extremely dangerous . Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Shooting Investigation Group at 215-686-8270, 8271, 215-686-TIPS (8477) or 911

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