December 21, 2010 (JOLIET, Ill.) --A 12-year-old child is in grave condition Tuesday night after, authorities say, his father shot him in the head. Roderick Tademy, 35, of Joliet, faces several charges, including aggravated battery with a firearm.
Investigators say the boy's mother told police Tademy shot the boy Monday.
Several weapons were recovered from the home, including a semi-automatic sub-machine gun.
Police do not have a motive for the shooting.