(The Lyfe News) Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son is currently in critical condition in a South Dakota hospital… after he was severely beaten by the mother of his child’s boyfriend.
The Minnesota Vikings running back immediately left his team to be with his son.
Officials states 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.
The 2 year old was rushed to a nearby hospital and medical experts determined the injuries were consistent with abuse.
Law enforcement also states that the child suffered severe head injuries.
This story is still developing…
Update: The 2 year old son of the Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, has died from his injuries today in Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital.