PALMDALE, Calif. -- A 5-month old boy stabbed by his teenage father during a child abduction in Palmdale has died, authorities say.
Palmdale Sheriff's Station deputies responded to a report of a child abduction in Palmdale at about 11:00AM, Tuesday.
An Amber Alert was issued for the child and his father, 17-year old Christopher Earl Glass, around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon.
According to the alert, Glass picked up his 5-month-old son from a relative's home earlier today and drove to the child's mother's home.
The two argued, and Glass drove off with the boy still inside his white SUV.
Glass then allegedly sent a text message to the mother, threatening to stab the boy.
At about 3:30 p.m. deputies who were searching for the baby saw Glass driving in the area and began to follow him.
The deputies saw the suspect motion in a manner that appeared as though he was stabbing the baby as he drove his car.
Attempting to get him to stop, deputies went in pursuit of the suspect's vehicle.
During a short chase, Glass slammed his SUV into a structure at the Palmdale Metrolink station.
Glass got out of the car and ran, and deputies chased him on foot.
Other deputies ran to the suspect's car, picked up the baby, and raced him to the hospital in their radio car.
Unfortunately, the baby was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Other deputies pursuing Glass shot and killed the teenager as he broke into a nearby home
Glass died at the scene.
No deputies were injured.
McClatchy-Tribune News Service