The baby boy brought by his father from the scene of two murders in Louisiana died in a hospital on Tuesday, hours after the man was shot by Mississippi law enforcement officials. A bullet into the car, officials said.
Harrison County, Mississippi coroner Brian Switzer said the baby born in January died around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the U.S. Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Mobil, Alabama, Switzer said it would. An autopsy was performed to determine the cause.
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The injured infant was hospitalized after authorities ended the chase with a shot at a car driven by Eric Derell Smith, who died from multiple gunshot wounds Monday after he was stopped at Interstate̵7;s median. 10 finally
Switzer told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had yet to see the baby’s body and could not tell if the boy had been shot.
Following more than a dozen officers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Gulfport Police Department and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.
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Smith was a suspect in two killings near Baker, Louisiana early Monday, WBRZ-TV reported that the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said Smith, 30, entered the home and shot the ex-girlfriend and nephew of She died They are listed as 32-year-old Christin Parker and 26-year-old Brandon Parker.
WLOX-TV showed a video shot by innocent bystanders of the final gunfire after more than a dozen law enforcement vehicles flashed blue after Smith’s car.