Police respond to a shooting in the Castle Point neighborhood

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis County Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is investigating a shooting that happened in the Castle Point neighborhood Monday.

Police responded to the 10200 block of Lord Drive just north St Louis County near 270 and Lewis & Clark at 7:15 a.m.

According to authorities, the suspect entered the residence on Lord Drive which belonged to his child’s mother. Upon entering the home, the suspect shot the mother’s current boyfriend twice in the lower body.

Immediately after, the suspect took his child from the home and dropped the child off at a friend or relative’s house, police say.

He was later pulled over and arrested by Normandy Police Department.

A weapon was recovered in the vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.