Police: South Carolina Man Shoots 4-Year-Old Son In The Chest During Domestic Dispute
After a car crash, police discovered that a 4-year-old boy was shot by his father in Easley, South Carolina on Monday night during a domestic dispute.
[su_center_ad]The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office received several calls about a multi-vehicle accident at about 7:43 p.m.
When deputies arrived, they said they found one of the cars was driven by a woman taking her 4-year-old son to the hospital, according to Fox Carolina.
The child suffered at least one gunshot in the upper chest during a domestic dispute, according to authorities.
The wreck happened about a mile from where the shooting took place and no shots were fired at the crash scene, according to the police.
The mother and her son were transported to a local hospital for the boy’s gunshot wound and minor injuries she received in the wreck, deputies said.
The mother was not shot.
The woman’s husband and boy’s father, Travis Carlton, 21, was taken into custody. Carlton fired the shot that hit his son, according to the police.
Deputies say they are still investigating the shooting.
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