While officers searched for the man, who they described as a suspect, local schools were placed on soft lockdowns as a precaution. About an hour later, the man was located at a local hospital , where he was being treated for his injuries, and the lockdowns at the schools were lifted.
Firefighters discovered the body of the four-month-old baby after they extinguished the flames. Officials said the child's mother has been informed.
The identity of the child and the man who fled were not released.
Detectives are interviewing the man at the hospital. It is unknown what caused the car to explode or why the man fled the scene after the blast.