Update: The 2 year old son of Adrian Peterson has died in a Sioux Falls, S.D. hospital. Prayers go out to him and his family.
Officials tell us 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. He was rushed to a nearby hospital and medical experts determined the injuries were consistent with abuse.
10:16 AM PT – Multiple sources tell TMZ … Peterson’s son is currently on life support and hasn’t had brain activity since 5:30 PM last night.
We’re told the family is monitoring the situation closely, and if there is no improvement in 24 hours, the mother wants to remove life support and donate the boy’s organs to people in need.
10:00 AM PT – Adrian Peterson’s father has confirmed … the injured boy is, in fact, Adrian’s son … but it’s NOT Adrian Peterson Jr., the child he’s been famously photographed with in public over the years.