was arrested on suspicion of five counts of child abuse after his 7-week-old son suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
The baby is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
The infant had been at home, on South Sixth Avenue near Drexel Road, with his father and mother, also 14
, Thursday when they realized something was wrong with their baby, police were told.
The parents called the Tucson Fire Department and the baby was taken to University Medical Center.
Hospital personnel determined the baby had multiple old and new fractures.
The hospital staff notified Child Protective Services and police were called. Just after midnight Friday TPD officers arrived at UMC and learned the baby had been in the immediate care of his father when the infant had become unresponsive, police said. The mother had been tending to household tasks, they were told.
The father initially denied any knowledge of the injuries, the police report stated. Both parents denied knowledge of any previous injuries or health concerns.
The police investigation revealed the father has improperly handled the infant, causing his injuries, police said.
The names of the victim and his parents were not released.
The father was booked into the Pima County Juvenile Court Center.