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Injured toddler may have been shaken

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) - Court documents say a 19-year-old man watching his girlfriend's two children in Ottumwa may have shaken the 2-year-old, causing traumatic brain injuries.

The Des Moines Register reports that interim Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew said the little boy is in critical condition at an Iowa City hospital.

McAndrew told the Register on Tuesday that no charges have been filed and there won't be until all the medical information about the boy and his injuries has been gathered.

Police say the boy was found unresponsive at the home in the evening of April 22. A police affidavit says the man reported that he may have shaken the boy in an effort to awaken him what looked like a seizure.

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