The child remains hospitalized and is receiving treatment.
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The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.
According to police reports, 36-year-old Vernell Day has been arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm.
Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department are currently working the case. The child was brought into the hospital Tuesday morning.
Police say Day physically abused his 5-year-old child, who is hospitalized with life threatening injuries that include multiple brain bleeds, bruising of various stages of healing, and contusions to the forehead.