2-year-old shot, killed at Florida home after father pulls out gun during argument: police

A father was arrested after his 2-year-old son was shot and killed during an argument with his parents at a Florida home Sunday night, according to police.

Aaron Creary, 22, is facing charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child and violation of probation, the St. Petersburg Police Department said in a news release. 

Aaron Creary (Photo via St. Petersburg Police Department)

Shortly after 8 p.m., the father and his toddler son, Armani Creary, were at his parents' house on 15th Avenue South in St. Petersburg when he reportedly got into an argument with his parents and pulled out a gun. Police said the gun fired, hitting the toddler.

The father then tried to drive the young boy to a local hospital, but police said he crashed in the parking lot of a nearby business.

The toddler later died of his injuries at a hospital.