Mon. May 20th, 2024

The 4-month-old injured Monday during a police pursuit that ended in Mississippi has died.

The Biloxi Police Department says that the child, who was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon following the pursuit, died from unspecified injuries.

The child was taken from his home in Baker on Monday, May 3, by 30-year-old Eric Derrell Smith who fled from police after killing two people at that residence.

The 4-month-old injured Monday during a police pursuit that ended in Mississippi has died.
Eric Derrell Smith

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office identifed the two killed as Smith’s ex-girlfriend, 32-year-old Christin Parker and her nephew, 26-year-old Brandon Parker.

Smith led police on a pursuit eastbound on I-10 in Mississippi that ended near mile marker 40 in Harrison County. There, officials said Smith was involved in a shootout with police.

The 4-month-old injured Monday during a police pursuit that ended in Mississippi has died.
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According to reports, Smith was holding the 4-month-old while firing a gun at police during the pursuit.

Smith was killed during the shootout, according to the Biloxi Police Department.

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