(KMOV) – Police have a charged a 48-year-old man with first degree serious physical injury and abuse of a child after shaking a three-month-old baby on December 15.
The baby is in critical condition at an area hospital.
The baby was in the care of his father, Rufus Little, at the time of the incident in the 4400 block of St. Louis Avenue. Little, who was watching three children while his wife was at school, admitted to police that he shook the three-month-old baby when he began to cry after Little became frustrated with the other two children.
Little placed the baby in his crib and found him unresponsive an hour later when he went to check on him.