Kevin Wiggins, 28, and Jessica D. Fisher, 26, both of Shreveport were arrested Monday by Shreveport police on charges of attempted first-degree murder, news outlets reported. Both are being held in the Shreveport City Jail. It was unknown if either has an attorney who could speak on their behalf.
The investigation began after the child was taken to the hospital by his mother. Authorities suspect that the boy was beaten about 1 p.m. Saturday at Fisher’s apartment, arrest affidavits show. Fisher alleged that the father caused the child‘s injuries while she was at work, investigators said.. She denied battering her son, but admitted seeing the injuries and waiting about 30 hours before seeking medical treatment for him, the affidavit said.