Man arrested after confessing to shaking baby

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SHIRLEY, Ind. (WISH) – Police have arrested 20-year-old William McDonald, after his 3-month-old was taken Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health with serious injuries.

The 3-month-old boy was admitted to the hospital Wednesday.

When police asked McDonald about his son’s injuries, he admitted to shaking the child after he couldn’t get the baby to stop crying.

McDonald is currently being held in the Hancock County jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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