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Father shoots and kills his baby during an argument with his wife

By Mason White 2:28 PM May 26, 2016
Diata Crockett 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A father of six children is accused of killing his baby during an argument with his wife.

The 34-year-old father of St. Louis, Missouri, allegedly became angry when his wife told him that she wanted a divorce.

Diata Crockett, 34, was in his car when he and his wife got into an argument. During the argument, his wife allegedly told him that she wanted a divorce.

When Crockett allegedly told his wife that he is going to kill her, she got out of the car with their baby. Crockett grabbed a gun and shot in her direction.

He missed his wife, but hit his eight-month-old son Reign instead. Crockett then drove off with his two children still in the car.

The baby was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Meanwhile, police posted an amber alert for the 2 and 3-year-old boys.

They were found safe, and Crockett turned himself into police with his attorney, Scott Rosenblum. He is being held on $1 million bail.

Rosenblum said that his client is very distraught over the death of his son.