Temple Child Found in Dallas After Shooting, Statewide Amber Alert

Child's mother expected to survive shooting in Temple, police say

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    Dallas police arrested , Vincent Corson Jr., he was the focus of a statewide Amber Alert after he allegedly shot his estranged wife in Central Texas and took the couple's 2-year-old son. Isaiah Corson, was found unharmed. (Published Friday, Mar 14, 2014)

    A statewide Amber Alert issued Friday morning in Temple ended safely in Dallas four hours after it started.

    Through the Texas Amber Alert Network, the Temple Police Department issued a child abduction alert for Isiah Corson (left in the photo above), a 2-year-old black male, at about 11:15 a.m. Friday.

    According to NBC affiliate KCEN-TV in Temple, law enforcement believed the child was in grave or immediate danger due to a shooting that took place at about 6:30 a.m. KCEN reported the child's father, Vincent Corson, Jr.,  was suspected of shooting his estranged wife and then disappearing with their child.

    Police issued an Amber Alert and said they were searching for Corson, 30, believed to be driving a red- or maroon-colored 2007 Mazda 6 sedan with Texas license plate CCS-2279.

    A vehicle matching that description and license plate was pulled over by Dallas police along Interstate 30 at Gus Thomasson Road after 1 p.m. Friday.

    Witnesses say officers approached the car with guns drawn before taking Corson into custody.

    The child was found safe and as of Friday afternoon was with the Dallas Child Advocacy Center.

    According to KCEN-TV, the child's mother was transferred to Scott & White Hospital in Temple where she is recovering from two gunshot wounds.

    Police say she had taken out a protective order against Corson before the shooting.

    Corson has been booked into the Dallas County Jail, he's expected to be returned to Bell County sometime next week to face at least one charge of aggravated assault.

    NBC 5's Kevin Cokely contributed to this report.