Lewisville father accused of beating, stabbing 16-month-old son to death

LEWISVILLE - A heart-breaking story out of Lewisville. Investigators have been working to find out what would have caused a father to allegedly beat and stab his 16-month-old son to death in broad daylight.

It happened Sunday afternoon at the Oak Forest Apartments off I-35 and Bellaire Boulevard in Lewisville.

Police say a neighbor saw what was happening and shot the man in the leg. He was arrested, but his identity is being withheld as he has surgery for the gunshot wound to his upper leg. The suspect's name will be released once he leaves the hospital and is booked into the Denton County Jail. He has been charged with murder.

The child's mother was at work when this was all happening.

Investigators have been working to find out what would have caused a father to allegedly beat and stab his 16-month-old son to death in broad daylight.