Grandmother takes newborn baby hostage at gunpoint and fires one shot during dispute with baby’s fatherBy Mason White 4:30 PM April 7, 2016
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) Police were called to a home in Georgia, after a grandmother kidnapped a baby and took him hostage at gunpoint
Police in Gwinnett County, arrested 57-year-old Laurie Morgan, after a five hour hostage situation.
The incident took place at 3:00 a.m., when Morgan kidnapped her 4-week-old grandson at gunpoint. Cpl. Michele Pihera of the Gwinnett County, said that at one point, Morgan went outside with the baby in her arms and fired at least one shot.
Officers eventually broke into the home, took the baby and arrested Morgan.
Morgan was charged with aggravated assault and reckless conduct. The baby was safely reunited with his distraught parents.
Investigators said that their was a fight between Morgan, who was possibly intoxicated, and Christopher Massie, the baby’s father, before she took the baby at gunpoint.