McDowell County man accused of shaking baby

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BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A McDowell County man is facing charges of child abuse for allegedly shaking a baby, according to law enforcement. 

Beckley Police responded to a Beckley hospital on Thursday, November 22 for a child abuse complaint. Police report a 10-month-old was brought to the emergency room with seizure-like symptoms. The child’s mother said the symptoms started while the child was under the care of Joseph Daniel Fisher. 

Doctors said the test results were consistent with shaken baby syndrome. 

Police arrested Fisher. He is charged with child abuse resulting in injury and is in jail on a $100,000 bond. 

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