Darion McClendon and Damare McClendon had both been shot by the time police arrived to a Morrow Avenue apartment shortly after 10 p.m.
Darion was 25 years old, and Damare was 4 months old. Both died of their injuries. Police did not immediately share information about the relationship between the man and the baby.
“This is a very difficult time for our community and our officers in the face of this senseless act of violence,” Monroe Police Department Chief Bryan Gilliard said in a statement. “We are committed to bringing the perpetrator of this crime to justice.”
Monroe police say they’re still looking for suspects. They ask anyone with information to call 704-282-4700.
This is a developing story
This story was originally published May 30, 2022 10:53 AM.