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One-year-old girl being treated for abuse injuries, father arrested
A father is behind bars after police say he critically injured his 1-year-old daughter.
Yesterday afternoon, Beaumont police responded to a home in the 4500 block of Buffalo after paramedics said a child they were treating had bruising, scratches on her back and possible head injuries.
Pararmedics took the little girl to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth. Then, she was flown by helicopter to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
Last night, after interviewing adults who were at the home around the time the injuries occurred, the girl's father was arrested.
Police say 20-year-old Shaquille Rawlins caused the injuries to his daughter.
He was charged with injury to a child and booked at the Jefferson County Jail.
The child was listed in critical condition.