Six-Month-Old Assault Victim In Critical Condition

A 20-year-old Jamestown man was charged Friday after allegedly shaking his 6-month-old baby and leaving the child in critical condition.

According to Jamestown Police, Steven A. Spencer reportedly committed the assault Thursday afternoon.

He was charged with second-degree assault and reckless assault of a child, both felony charges. He was transported to city jail and is awaiting arraignment.

The child is currently in the Women and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo and reportedly in critical condition.

Details on the extent of injuries have not been released.