Plainview Baby Shaken, Father Faces Charges - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/6/03

Plainview Baby Shaken, Father Faces Charges

A Plainview man is jail for allegedly shaking his 3-month-old son, leaving him with severe injuries.

Ponsaino Martinez was arrested Monday night and charged with injury to a child. Plainview Police Captain, Michael Carroll, says Martinez shook the child when he wouldn't stop crying.

The baby is at Covenant Children's Hospital in Lubbock. Carroll says he is expected to live. The child's mother has not been charged with anything.

Martinez is in the Hale County Jail on $25,000 bond.

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