Adrian Peterson’s Son in Critical Condition, May Not Survive Beating
A very frightening ordeal has emerged involving Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. TMZ is reporting that Peterson’s two-year-old son is currently in critical condition after he was allegedly beaten by the man dating his mother. TMZ says that authorities have apprehended a man by the name of Joseph Patterson, who has been charged with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant.
Stu Whitney of the Argus Leader tweeted the following on Thursday:
Adrian Peterson is still in Sioux Falls, dealing with medical issue involving young family member that will likely be a police matter.
— Stu Whitney (@stuwhitney) October 10, 2013
Law enforcement is reporting that the child suffered severe head injuries.
We will follow the story as it develops and update you will information as it becomes available.