Phoenix police say a newborn boy delivered by emergency cesarean section remained in critical and unstable condition Wednesday after the fatal shooting of his pregnant mother during an argument.
Police say 36-year-old Dwight A. Miles Jr., the boyfriend of 29-year-old Chelsee Dennis, was arrested on suspicion of homicide after she was found slumped over the wheel of a car stopped on the street Tuesday.
According to police, police located Miles after a person was seen running away from the car after the shooting.
Police also say Dennis' 5-year-old daughter also was in the car but wasn't injured when the mother was shot in the head.
A police probable-cause statement says the girl said the adults argued before the shooting.
Miles doesn't have an attorney who could comment on the allegations.