UPDATE, 5:50 p.m. – Police say 3-year-old Blase Crockett and 2-year-old Rycker Crockett have been found and are safe. They are still looking for 35-year-old Diata Crockett.
St. Louis police are looking for a man believed to have shot his 8-month-old son to death this afternoon, and who is thought to have his two other young sons with him.
Police say the baby’s mother got out of a car and was holding the baby when Diata Crockett fired a shot that hit the baby. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the baby later died at a hospital.
Authorities are looking for Crockett’s black Hyundai Sonata with Illinois license V446952. Crockett was last seen wearing a lime green shirt and green pants.
He is believed to have his 3-year-old son Blase and 2-year-old son Rycker with him.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the St. Louis Police Department at (314) 231-1212.