PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- A Pennsylvania man is in custody after he allegedly tried to flush a baby down a toilet.
The incident happened in Pittsburgh's Mount Washington neighborhood just after midnight.
Police say it started when a man and woman living in a home in the 100 block of Southern Avenue started arguing.
"During the argument, the man pulls out a gun and he also attempted to flush the child down the toilet," said Sonya Toler, a Pittsburgh public safety officer.
The woman and the baby were able to escape. They called police and the child was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.
The man surrendered just after 2:30 a.m. It's unclear what charges he will face.
Man in custody for allegedly trying to flush baby down toilet
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