Authorities Investigate Shaken Baby Case

Smith County authorities are investigating a possible case of shaken baby syndrome. A 2 month old, living on Garland St., just off Highway 64W, was taken to East Texas Medical Center Friday night with multiple injuries.

Authorities are not elaborating on who or what caused the injuries, but they say the child's injuries are similar to those experienced by shaken babies. The infant was careflighted to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, early Saturday morning. A hospital spokesperson says the baby's parents have requested his condition not be released at this time. Both, Child Protective Services and Smith County are investigating.

Kerri Panchuk, reporting.