(CNS/FOX11) A Los Angeles police officer saved a baby's life after the boy was slammed to the ground during a fight between the man and his wife, police reports say.
The domestic dispute was Saturday evening inside an apartment near
Columbia Avenue and Miramar Street in the Rampart Division, according to LAPD
Officer Norma Eisenman .
The 3-week old infant stopped breathing after his father slammed him
to the ground and LAPD Officer Alex Frasier from Rampart Division revived the
child using chest compressions after he responded to the call, Eisenman
reported. The child's current condition is unknown.
A neighbor called police after hearing screaming and yelling coming from the apartment.
The child's mother suffered scratches in the fight, police reported.
And she ran outside screaming for help, neighbors told the station.
The unidentified father was arrested for child abuse, authorities said.