NFL star Adrian Peterson’s son is currently on life support after he was badly beaten up by the man dating the mother of his child.
Peterson – who is a running back for the Minnesota Vikings – has left the team to be with his son, who emergency workers found unresponsive at his mother’s apartment at around 5:46 pm PT on Wednesday.
The child suffered serious head injuries during the assault.
According to multiple sources, the child in question is not Adrian Peterson Jr. Hospital authorities say the attacked by has not had any brain activity since 5:30 pm Thursday night.
TMZ reports that the family is closely monitoring the situation and if there is no improvement in 24 hours, his mom will withdraw life support and donate his organs to people in need of them.
The suspect, 27-year old Joseph Patterson has been arrested and charged with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant. His bond has been set for $750,000.