Horrible news in the sports world. Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son is reportedly in critical condition after being severely assaulted by the mother’s boyfriend, according to TMZ. The child suffered severe head injuries
Officials tell us they’ve arrested the suspect, 27-year-old Joseph Patterson … who’s been charged with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant.
According to law enforcement, emergency responders arrived to the apartment where Peterson’s son was living at 5:46 PM on Wednesday … and found the child unresponsive. He was rushed to a nearby hospital and medical experts determined the injuries were consistent with abuse.
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that Peterson has left the team to attend to a “family emergency”. Tragic.