Missouri Man Who Fatally Shot 8-Month-Old Son Turns Himself In

The man was arguing with his wife

A Missouri man accused of fatally shooting his 8-month-old son turned himself in Wednesday, according to police, NBC News reported.

Diata Crockett was taken into police custody Wednesday, according to a statement from the St. Louis Police Department. 

Crockett was arguing with his wife and shot at her as she got out of the car with their son. The bullet struck the boy, police said.

The man fled with the couple’s two other children, who were later found safe at a relative’s house in a St. Louis suburb. 

Police would not provide any other details and it was unclear whether Crockett was charged on Wednesday.

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