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A video shows cops shooting and killing a baby while holding his father hostage.

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In May, a tragedy occurred as an hours-long police pursuit from Louisiana to Mississippi came to an end. After cornering Eric Derrell Smith, 30, in the I-10 median, cops opened fire on him as he sat in the driver's seat with one hand on his baby son and another on his revolver, according to accounts. The FBI has now stepped in to conduct an investigation six months later. "We need an impartial third party to review the material, which will then be given over to us," Biloxi Police Chief John Miller stated. Indeed, an independent source is required, as authorities first hesitated to claim the bullet that killed La'Mello Parker, who was three months old. Additionally, their assertions that a "shootout" occurred before the infant's death were proved to be untrue. According to the Sun Herald, Because police from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Harrison County Sheriff's Department, and Gulfport Police Department were involved in the incident, the Biloxi Po

A video shows cops shooting and killing a baby while also killing his father, who was holding him hostage.

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Eric Derrell Smith, 30, was killed after a police chase ended in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was wanted in connection with the deaths of Christin Parker, 32, and her nephew Brandon Parker, 26, in Baker, Louisiana. Police say Smith kidnapped his infant son from the home and fled but was cornered by police. After a brief standoff, police opened fire on Smith and his son, killing them both. Smith did fire a shot during the chase but it was later revealed it was an hour before the pursuit ended. No officers were injured. The infant died of injuries sustained in the shootout. The mother was able to identify Smith as the suspected murderer after he fled the scene and her daughter told police what she had seen in the home where her aunt and nephew were shot to death. Smith had been in a relationship with the victim and they had recently gone through a breakup, according to police, and he had kidnapped his son after the two were killed in the house. The victim's daughter was also at the home