Monday, November 12, 2012

Dad accused of shooting 5-month-old son in the leg (Stone Mountain, Georgia)

Perhaps UNNAMED DAD will argue that it was self-defense?

Father sought by police after toddler shot in leg

Rn T.Com 8 mins 25 secs ago

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a father accused of shooting his infant son in the leg.

Detectives tell WSB-TV that the 5-month-old child is recovering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston.

Police in DeKalb County say the shooting happened early Sunday morning at a home in an unincorporated part the county, south of Stone Mountain. Authorities say the circumstances of the shooting are unclear, and they want to speak with the child's 24-year-old father to learn how it happened.

Police say they're searching for the father, who they say is wanted on several charges related to the case, including reckless conduct, tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.